Egg Farmers of Canada named one of Ottawa's top employers for a third year

Taking pride in managing and promoting Canada's supply of fresh, local and high-quality eggs

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Egg Farmers of Canada is proud to be named as a National Capital Region's Top Employer for a third year in a row.

The award is given to organizations that offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs when assessed against criteria like work atmosphere, performance management and community involvement.

"We foster a culture of high performance and engagement and we work collaboratively across departments and throughout our industry to ensure we meet our ambitious corporate objectives, says Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of Egg Farmers of Canada. "For that reason, it is of the utmost importance for us to maintain an environment where our employees can thrive and succeed, but also recharge when time permits."

Based in Ottawa, Egg Farmers of Canada counts 56 employees and works closely with provincial and territorial egg boards, industry organizations and government to ensure a healthy, strong and sustainable egg industry characterized by collaboration and continuous improvement.

EFC offers competitive compensation packages, a generous benefits plan, professional development opportunities and many on-site amenities such as a fully-equipped fitness room, free underground parking and a rooftop patio.

"Our most valuable asset is our employees and we benefit from a high degree of employee loyalty and engagement", adds Tim Lambert.

The organization received the 2014 Crystal Egg Award for its outstanding commitment to corporate and social responsibility, a prestigious award presented by the International Egg Commission. Egg Farmers of Canada was also recently named as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital.

Egg Farmers of Canada partners with many national causes and organizations such as Breakfast Club of Canada, Food Banks Canada, Canadian Young Farmers Forum, Forum for Young Canadians, and Bullfrog Power.

About Egg Farmers of Canada
Now in its fifth 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 www.eggfarmers.ca.

 

SOURCE Egg Farmers of Canada

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For further information: please contact: Lyne Robichaud, Public Affairs Officer, Egg Farmers of Canada, lrobichaud@eggs.ca or 613-238-2514 ext. 2233

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