Air Canada Named One of Canada's Top 100 Employers for Fourth Consecutive Year

MONTREAL, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada has been named one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" for the fourth consecutive year in an annual employer survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The national competition for 2017 recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies after a detailed review of company operations and Human Resources practices, including a comparison of others in their industry and region.

"Air Canada is proud to be ranked once more among the Top 100 Employers in Canada. That we have now received this recognition for four years running validates our success with one of our most important corporate priorities, culture change within our organization to make it more entrepreneurial with a heightened customer focus. Our reputation as one of the best places to work in Canada also enables us to attract and retain the best available talent, securing our place as a leading global carrier," said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, Vice President Human Resources at Air Canada.

Entering its 18th year, the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Starting with an initial list of more than 90,000 employers, Mediacorp graded those selected on eight criteria, which have remained constant since the project's inception: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time-Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

For information on Air Canada's Human Resources practices, please see the Employees section of our 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report at: https://www.aircanada.com/en/about/corp_sustainability.html

Those interested in a career with Air Canada are invited to consult the recruitment section of our website at https://www.aircanada.com/en/about/index.html

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers.  Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 54 in the United States and 90 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries.  Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax.  For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

 

SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal), Isabelle.arthur@aircanada.ca, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto), peter.fitzpatrick@aircanada.ca, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah (Vancouver), angela.mah@aircanada.ca, 604 270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com

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