HAMILTON SPECTATOR
3.5 out of 5 stars.
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Fun

Delivering 200 papers, much more difficult and time consuming than it seems. Great management always responsive and helpful. Hardest part is not having a set schedule every day and waiting for the papers to arrive on time and being able to deliver the papers before the deadline.

Pros

I control when I start and leave

Cons

Very low pay

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1.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
1.0 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
1.0 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
4.0 out of 5 stars for Management
1.0 out of 5 stars for Culture
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Pros

Strong union

Cons

Old thinking
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Based on 40 reviews

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3.5 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.1 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.2 out of 5 stars for Management
3.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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