The always problematic Urban Outfitters strikes again. The parent company, URBN, sent out a private email asking for salaried employee volunteers to participate in a 'team-building activity'!! aka packing and preparing packages for shipment at a fulfillment warehouse..
Part of the email reads: [Spoiler (click to open)]
“URBN is seeking weekend volunteers to help out at our fulfillment center in Gap, PA. October will be the busiest month yet for the center, and we need additional helping hands to ensure the timely shipment of orders. As a volunteer, you will work side by side with your GFC colleagues to help pick, pack and ship orders for our wholesale and direct customers.”
Who: Home Office URBN salaried employees
Where: URBN’s Fulfilment Center - 766 Brackbill Road, Gap, Pennsylvania 17527
What You’ll Be Doing: Pick, pack and prepare packages for shipment (please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing)
When: October 17, 18, 24, 25, and 31 Lunch will be provided
Two shifts each day: 9:00 AM – 3:00PM or 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
(you can volunteer for one or multiple days)
Transportation: If needed, URBN will provide transportation to and from GFC (details provided after sign up)
I have never had a salaried job & everyone I know that has one gets taken advantage of tbh. Corporate America remains the worst.