BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories
has been named, for the fifth consecutive year, as one of Greater
Toronto's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada, Inc.
"We are very excited to receive this recognition for the fifth straight
year," said Naseem Somani, President and CEO, Gamma-Dynacare Medical
Laboratories. "We are immensely proud of our employees, as it is
through their dedication and passion that we have been able to
establish Gamma-Dynacare as a leader in the Canadian laboratory
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 more
than 2,000 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
corporate giving programs that help to create a collaborative and
engaging work environment and demonstrate the company's ongoing
commitment to its employees.
For the 2013 competition, Gamma-Dynacare was recognized by the judges
for helping older workers prepare for life after work through
contributions to a matching RSP plan, encouraging a work life balance,
providing maternity and parental leave top-up payments to employees and
managing an academic scholarship program for children of employees who
pursue post-secondary studies.
"As an organization, we work very hard to create an environment that is
not only engaging and rewarding for our employees, but also provides
them with an opportunity to excel," adds Ms. Somani.
As one of the Top Employers in Greater Toronto, Gamma-Dynacare was
listed in the November 20, 2012 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
laboratories in Ontario (Brampton, Bowmanville, London, Ottawa and
Thunder Bay), Quebec (Saint-Laurent and Laval) and Manitoba (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:
Patricia Wilkinson, Corporate Communications Manager, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, (905) 790-3515 or 1-866-790-3515, ext. 5268