Golder Remains One of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2010
Calgary, AB, Canada - Mediacorp Canada Inc. selected Golder Associates Ltd. out of a group of over 2,600 employers as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. What distinguished our submission, and why is it so important to us?
"We are very proud to receive this recognition," explained Scott Orth, National Leader of Human Development at Golder in Canada. "Ultimately, it is our unique employee-owned structure, our strong values and entrepreneurial culture that have helped us become the award-winning company we are today."
Winners of the Top 100 Employers competition were selected from applicants to the national Canada's Top 100 Employers competition based on eight key areas. In the area of Health, Financial and Family Benefits, Golder offers parental and adoptive leave top up benefits for employees and a variety of financial bursaries to employees who complete professional accreditation or development courses. In the area of Community Involvement, Golder Associates is a good community citizen that supports numerous charities at home and maintains a unique charitable trust fund to help orphans living through the AIDS crisis in Africa.
"This acknowledgement distinguishes us from others in our industry, and is only possible thanks to our people and their enthusiasm and commitment to our company - especially through this challenging period of economic uncertainty. It clearly shows our Golder spirit and our capacity to weather any storm. It also confirms that Golder is a great place to work," said Mark Brightman, President of Golder Associates Ltd.
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Golder Associates is a global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America. http://www.golder.com/
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