Hatley Little Blue House
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Hatley Little Blue House Employee Review

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24 October 2020
Hatley used to be a great place to work, but their recent handling with COVID has been awful.note:These are set in place by HEAD OFFICE and not the store managers. Examples:-staff are not allowed to ask customers to sanitize-stores are not allowed to post signage regarding capacity limits or rules -head office is rewarding verbally abusive customers who complain with discounts- staff are encouraged not to quarantine tried on items -sales bonuses have been revoked, even though sales are beating last years -they are currently putting more focuses on collecting emails than staff or customer safety -head office employees from QUEBEC are being flown over to ONTARIO to work in close proximity to employees. Employees who express concern are told they are being dramatic. Your staff are overwhelmed, over worked, and under paid and under appreciated. Fix it or you’ll loose more.
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Cons
No concern for health and safety of staff
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Management has a great way to put the blame on the person who leaves or goes on leave. Somehow it's their failing that they couldn't live up to the ridiculous expectations and conditions. Management can't take responsibility for their own problems. They let go of great staff, and keep one who do a poor job, or are unable to fully complete their job and require a great deal of assistance.The owners are misogynist, and fueled by greed. They don't value any ideas, because Intimidation and disrespect arent daily management strategies. Good luck recovering from Covid.
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