PRESS RELEASE - VANCOUVER - The Ledcor Group of Companies (Ledcor), one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, was named to Canada's Top 100 Employers list for 2013. This is the third year in a row that Ledcor has been honoured with this prestigious award.
Canada's Top 100 Employers is an annual competition that recognizes Canada's best places to work. Employers from various industry sectors are evaluated by an academic advisory board made up of members from across Canada. The evaluation is based on eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Compared to its industry peers, Ledcor was recognized for offering some of the most progressive and forward-thinking programs to their employees.
"Being named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the third year in a row is a tremendous distinction,” said Ron Stevenson, President and CEO of Ledcor Industries Inc. "Ledcor is celebrating 65 years in business this fall. It is remarkable to see how the company has grown over the years.”
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Jeannette McAffer remarked, “We’ve put significant effort into developing programs to attract and retain employees so they can make positive contributions for our clients and to the communities in which we work. Our people are critical to the success of Ledcor and it is very exciting to be recognized in this way.”
Ledcor’s mission is to build lifetime clients through accountability, innovation, quality and sustainability. For 65 years Ledcor has continually found new and innovative ways to support the needs of their clients, while also maintaining the highest safety standards in the industry. “We focus on our mission and the safety of our people,” said Stevenson. “This is what makes Ledcor a great place to work every day.”