As a newly fired employee, I feel it is my duty to inform any interested parties of the things I witnessed while working here. On several occasions I witnessed racism by the management. When African American people would come in to fill out applications, I witnessed the applications being thrown directly into the waste can based solely on skin color.
Employees are allowed to perform safety sensitive tasks without proper training. Employees are allowed to perform safety sensitive tasks under the influence of drugs and or alcohol. Not to mention a slew of OSHA violations, such as inhalation hazards, noise levels, confined space, lock out tag out and no certified forklift drivers.
The management made a point of ripping off at least one customer that I know of. When this sent in tires for recapping, they had a deal with Midstates to disposed of the tires not fit for recapping free of charge. In order to recoup the costs Midstates would steal some of the tires that were fit for recapping. These tires were then resold to other customers.
Known drug addicts are allowed to drive company vehicles. D.O.T. standards are not kept and sometimes circumvented in the name of profits and laziness.
On a personal level, I was verbally abused by the owner on several occasions. Once he even threw items from his desk against the wall while yelling obscenities at me. I was taken into his office an verbally assaulted for a half hour for parking in the wrong parking spot.