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Friendly co-workers generally, decent work environment
General Labourer (Former Employee), Waterdown, ONMarch 19, 2015
Pros: friendly environment
Cons: long hours
They had their general labour workers doing 12 hours per day 5 days per week and 10 hours on Saturday doing intense labour. Hiring more staff would have made the experience a lot better. Everyone I worked with seemed to have something bad to say about people above them. My co-workers were friendly and good sense of humour making the long days a lot easier. A lot of people came and went in the management due to disagreements. I enjoyed working there on the good days but overall the experience was average at best.
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Working in a forest in the summer time
Machine operator (Former Employee), Waterdown, ONJune 3, 2014
In the shipping and handling department you get a crew of guys 5-8 depending area and need of assistance and from 7-5 or 7-8 depending on business, season or need of work you get to enjoy the outdoors in rain or shine, heatwave or thunderstorms working with trees.
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Fun filled workplace.
General Labourer (Former Employee), Bayside, ONOctober 11, 2012
Typical day:
Hauled plants out to cars for customers,
Swept pathway leading into the store,
Kept the nursery clean,
Labeled plants,

I was always learning everything, from how to label plants to how to stock plants, including spacing them perfectly.
Most enjoyable part of the job was hearing how happy my one co-worker was.
Hardest part was working for my parents.