TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG) has been selected
as one of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" by MediaCorp, and featured in Maclean's
The award recognizes "great employers who are exceptional business
success stories." Criteria used for selection included work and social
atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off;
employee communications; performance management and training; skills
development; recruitment practices; physical workplace; and community
involvement. Judges also focused on family-friendly workplaces, younger and
older workers, recent immigrants and environmental values.
Teri Currie, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, TDBFG, said the
key to TD's success is great people. "We work hard at making TD a great place
for our employees and this recognition is wonderful validation of our focus on
being an employer of choice."
"We find out what's top-of-mind through semi-annual surveys, ongoing
focus groups and feedback from our people managers and this guides the
investments we make in our employees. For example, based on employee input, we
enhanced both our Employee Savings Plan and our Parental Leave program in the
past year, changes that made both plans the best in our industry."
TD Bank Financial Group has also been recognized as the only major
Canadian Financial Institution to be named one of the Best Workplaces in
Canada by The Great Places to Work Institute.
About TD Bank Financial Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group serves more than 14 million
customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key
financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking,
including TD Canada Trust; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an
investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD
Banknorth; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial
Group also ranks among the world's leading on-line financial services firms,
with more than 4.5 million on-line customers. TD Bank Financial Group had
CDN$404 billion in assets, as of July 31, 2007. The Toronto-Dominion Bank
trades on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under the symbol "TD", as
well as on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
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For further information: Simon Townsend, Corporate Communications, (416)