I only lasted a couple days.....they charge you a $1 for coffee.
General Labourer (Former Employee) – Chilliwack, BC – 7 February 2019
What to say about this company? Well first off, I was interviewed and lied to by a supervisor about my starting position there and other information about the union. Then, the HR guy, tells me during orientation that this certain supervisor doesn't know what hes talking about. They tell you that the pay starts at minimum wage to around $15** but its about $14.36 plus union dues from day 1 but still you can get fired within your 90 day probationary period. A typical day there is smashing electronics, sorting and packing. You get 2- 20 min paid breaks that say are 25 mins, but you have to be back at your station ready to work with your coveralls on, a pair of latex gloves, pair of cut resistant gloves, safety glasses, and ear plugs before the break ends. Its a typical recycling place that doesn't pay what they expect you to do for them. Some people are friendly there but on my first shift on the floor, co-employees where telling me that the job will make me want to blow my brains out. Do you want to work at a job like that? I'm pretty sure that fast food joints pay the same but the work is easier. Its a job for people that cant get work any where else, that want job security and a pension when they retire b/c of the union. If you have certifications and expect to start at laborer and move into a position of forklift driver or first aid, don't hold your breath. Some people I knew that have worked there for multiple years are only there b/c they are stuck. Not b/c of the pay or the corporate culture. Don't waste your time there if you have goals and want a good career.