OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has been named
as a National Capital Region Top Employer for 2014, an honour the organization is receiving for the second year
in a row.
Based in Ottawa and with a staff of about 50 employees, Egg Farmers of
Canada has been a reputable employer for the past 42 years.
Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of EFC, is proud of this recent
announcement. "Our employees support 1,000 family egg farms across
Canada so it is a priority to ensure we have a high performing team
that can meet the needs of our farmers, represent our industry and rise
to the challenges," said Lambert.
Staff achievements are highlighted with yearly awards. The Good Egg Award is given to a staff member who displays qualities that his or her
colleagues admire, while the Get Cracking Award is given to the employee who is making a positive difference through
their volunteer efforts within his or her community. In order to
further support volunteer activities EFC provides paid time during the
work day for employees to volunteer at charitable organizations.
"Our involvement in our community is a priority. Supporting the CIBC Run for the Cure is a good example of our commitment. We also have a partnership with
many food banks across the country and we sponsor many events
throughout the year," added Tim Lambert.
EFC has competitive compensation and benefits and gives extra-long
weekends to the employees during the summer months. Employees have
access to a fully equipped onsite fitness room, underground parking as
well as a roof top patio. EFC also offers onsite language training and
ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
"Our employees are loyal to us, they stay with us for the long-term and
they contribute to the success of our organization. Their work deserves
to be highlighted and I am very proud that we are able to support them
and provide a positive workplace environment," concluded Tim Lambert.
About Egg Farmers of Canada
Now in its fourth decade as one of Canada's leading agriculture
organizations, Egg Farmers of Canada manages the national egg supply
and promotes egg consumption while representing the interests of
regulated egg producers from coast to coast. For more information visit
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SOURCE: Egg Farmers of Canada
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