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About the Competition
Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, which are the primary determinant used in selecting winners. About Morningstar Research Inc. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, and real-time global market data.
The company has operations in 27 countries. View original content with multimedia: Our winners were announced on November 7, in a special magazine feature in The Globe and Mail. Our press release issued the same day provides additional background on this year's competition. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
Each fall, the winners are announced in a special feature published in The Globe and Mail. For our detailed Reasons for Selection, please review the full list of winners.
Publishing detailed Reasons for Selection is a distinguishing feature of our competition: Any employer with its head office or principal place of business in Canada may apply for our national competition. Employers of any size may apply, whether private or public sector.
Applications for our competition will be available early in Our winners will be announced in The Globe and Mail in the fall of Join our mailing list to stay up to date and receive an application for next year's competition:. This event lets you discover the latest best practices from winners, meet competition organizers and editors, and hear inspiring stories from world-class speakers — all presented in a commercial-free format. Meet the all-stars for The criteria is tough, asking that employers excel in multiple categories, from providing opportunities for training and career advancement to family-friendly benefits, such as flexible working options that are redefining how people want to live and work today.
Each year, a number of new organizations join the ranks while many others repeat as the best in their industry. Those that do return have very much evolved and kept pace with the changes we have documented. The result for is an outstanding list of organizations able to attract and retain top talent in an increasingly competitive environment.
Employee recognition programs are on the front line of this change. Technology manufacturing; 1, employees. Manages an academic scholarship program for children of employees who are pursuing postsecondary education in Canada. Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Inc. Television broadcasting; employees. Supports ongoing employee development through subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation, career planning, formal mentoring and in-house training programs.
Management consulting; 3, employees. Manages an enlightened "Inventor Award Program" that offers financial awards to those who create patentable assets. Agriculture Financial Services Corp. Credit intermediation; employees. Actively seeks experienced adjusters for their knowledge, with the average age for adjusters being 53 years.
Nitrogenous fertilizer manufacturing; 3, employees. Lets everyone share in the company's success with profit sharing available to all employees. Air Canada , Montreal. Air transportation; 22, employees. Employees can be nominated by their peers for an annual Art of Excellence Award; winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to a ceremony in a resort location.
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. Pulp mills; employees. Offers new employees up to four weeks of paid vacation, with the option to take the fourth week as time off or additional income.
Iron and steel mills; 10, employees. Bank of Canada , Ottawa. Encourages employees to keep fit with free memberships to an onsite fitness facility. Chemical manufacturing; employees.
Established a diversity and inclusion council and is currently introducing a company-wide diversity strategy and a diversity awareness program. Bayer Canada , Toronto. Pharmaceutical manufacturing; 1, employees. Head office features an outdoor multi-purpose court that can be configured for basketball, tennis and volleyball, a golf putting green and driving range.
BC Public Service , Victoria. Provincial government; 24, employees. New parents have the option to extend parental leave into an unpaid leave of absence. Supports employees' long-range goals with generous contributions to a defined-benefit pension plan. Uranium mining; 2, employees. Encourages employees' work-life balance with alternative work arrangements including flexible hours, telecommuting and shortened and compressed work week options. Provides exceptional maternity and parental leave top-up payments to employees who are new mothers with up to to 87 per cent of salary for 52 weeks.
Campbell Company of Canada , Toronto. Food preparation and packaging; employees. Offers generous tuition subsidies for job-related courses, subsidies for professional accreditation and mentoring opportunities. Head office amenities include a quiet room for meditation or religious observance, fitness facility and a cafeteria featuring healthy and special diet menus. Canadian Security Intelligence Service , Ottawa. National security; 3, employees. Established the Intergenerational Working Group on the attraction and retention of employees to better understand expectations and needs across all generations in the workplace.
Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. Hardware stores; 85, employees. Offers young talent opportunities to gain on-the-job experience through paid internships, co-op programs and summer student positions. Carswell, a division of Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
Offers compassionate leave top-up payments to employees who are called upon to care for a loved one, up to 95 per cent of salary for eight weeks. Ceridian HCM , Winnipeg. Payroll services; 1, employees. Established "Ceridian Cares," a newly registered charity to assist individuals and families in communities where it operates across Canada.
Child and youth services; employees. Employees can take advantage of up to 11 paid personal days off with the option to carry forward up to four days year-over-year. Manages a collaborative mentoring program to facilitate six-month mentoring relations between diverse employees at the bank. Professional organizations; employees. Recently extended parental leave top-up payments to new fathers, up to 75 per cent for 52 weeks.
Multimedia production and broadcasting; 1, employees. Head office features a daylight harvesting lighting system, green rooftop sections, an interior five-storey bio-wall of plant life, a rainwater harvesting system and a three-storey gravity-powered slide for fun and quick exits at the end of the day. Dalhousie University , Halifax. Retired employees can stay active through the Association of Dalhousie Retirees and Pensioners, which organizes social events and represents retiree interests on the university's pension and benefits committees.
Motorcycle dealers; employees. Helps employees save for the future with matching RRSP contributions ranging from 5 per cent to 15 per cent of salary, depending on the position.
Deloitte LLP , Toronto. Employees can apply for extended work terms at Deloitte offices worldwide or shorter work-exchange opportunities at offices in Australia, New Zealand, India and South America. Department of Finance Canada , Ottawa. Federal government; employees.
Offers a pre-retirement transition leave option for employees within two years of retirement. Credit unions; 37, employees. Hosts an annual "Women on the Move" awards to celebrate International Women's Day and recognize its leading female employees.
Architectural services; employees. Celebrates long-serving employees every five years with uniquely tailored gifts made from materials featured in their past projects. Software publishers; employees. Head office features a full-sized commercial kitchen and dining room, with two full-time chefs who prepare healthy and free meals daily for employees.
Building construction; 1, employees. Provides a range of financial benefits, including profit sharing and a share purchase plan available to all employees. Natural gas distribution; 5, employees. Established an Aboriginal Employment Committee to help attract and retain aboriginal employees.
Industrial machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers; 1, employees. Recognizes top performers and those completing special projects with tickets to NHL hockey games at the Saddledome.
Telecommunications equipment manufacturing; 3, employees. New parents can take advantage of an onsite daycare facility when they return to work. Environmental consulting services; employees.
Motor and generator manufacturing; 7, employees. Offers paid time off for employees to volunteer in their communities. General Motors of Canada Ltd. Motor vehicle manufacturing; 9, employees. Lets employees take home company vehicles for a period of time, giving employees a chance to enjoy the products they build.
George Brown College , Toronto. Most employees start with four weeks of paid vacation, moving to a maximum of six weeks for long-serving employees. Great Little Box Company Ltd.
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