BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 17, 2011 /CNW/ - Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
has been named, for the fourth consecutive year, as one of Greater
Toronto's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada, Inc.
"We are once again delighted to receive this recognition," said Naseem
Somani, President and CEO, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories. "It is
our belief that we have the very best employees in the industry -
employees who, through their commitment and dedication to the Canadians
we serve - live our mission of providing information, impacting lives
and caring for people, each and every day."
The Greater Toronto Top Employers award recognizes employees with head
offices or principal places of business in the Toronto area who are
industry leaders at creating exceptional workplaces and attracting and
retaining employees. The winners were selected from among the 2,700
workplaces who submitted an application to this year's national
competition. Employers were evaluated based on a number of factors,
including work atmosphere and communication, benefits, training and
skills development and community involvement.
Gamma-Dynacare's submission highlighted the employee programs, learning
and development opportunities, health and safety practices and
community fundraising and charitable projects that help to create a
collaborative and engaging work environment and demonstrate the
company's ongoing commitment to its employees.
For the 2012 competition, Gamma-Dynacare was recognized by the judges
for encouraging ongoing employee development through tuition subsidies
and a variety of in-house and online training programs, and for its
academic scholarship program for children of employees pursuing
post-secondary studies. Gamma-Dynacare's benefit programs, which
include top-up payments and extended health plan coverage for new
mothers, and the company's three-week paid vacation allowance for new
employees, were also cited as reasons for its selection as a top
As one of the Top Employers in Greater Toronto, Gamma-Dynacare was
listed in the November 16, 2011 edition of The Globe & Mail.
About Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
Providing Information. Impacting Lives. Caring for People. By living this mission, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories will
achieve its vision of becoming the trusted leader in transforming
laboratory information and services into solutions that improve health,
wellness and the Canadian health care system.
Gamma-Dynacare (www.gamma-dynacare.com) is one of Canada's largest and most respected providers of laboratory
services and solutions, with more than 50 years of experience serving
Canadians. Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Gamma-Dynacare operates
four laboratories in Ontario (Brampton, London, Ottawa and
Bowmanville), one in Montreal and three in Winnipeg. In addition,
Gamma-Dynacare operates more than 200 Patient Services Centres in
Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Gamma-Dynacare's
2,000 skilled and dedicated employees perform millions of tests each
year, playing a key role in the prevention and diagnosis of disease and
the treatment of patients.
SOURCE Gamma Dynacare Medical Laboratories
For further information:
Shelley Jourard, Director, Corporate Communications, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, (905) 790-3515 or 1-866-790-3515, ext. 5377.