TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Toronto Hydro-Electric System
Limited (Toronto Hydro) was ranked one of Canada's Top Family Friendly
Employers. This prestigious recognition is given by Mediacorp Canada
Inc. and published in The Globe and Mail.
Mediacorp chooses the winners based on the programs they have in place
to assist families. These include benefits such as maternity, parental
and compassionate leave top-ups, flexible work options and assistance
with daycare and after-school support.
Earlier this year, Toronto Hydro was also acknowledged as one of the
Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2013 and one of Canada's Top 100
Employers. Both awards were chosen by editors at Mediacorp and
companies were compared to their peers.
For more than 100 years Toronto Hydro has been delivering electricity to
the country's largest city safely and efficiently. Toronto Hydro's
employees are among the most skilled professionals in the industry, and
they recently achieved a workplace safety record of 3,000,000 hours
worked without a compensable injury, which is a company record.
Impressively, this safety milestone was met while the company was in
the midst of one of its largest capital programs to date.
About Toronto Hydro
The principal business of the Corporation and its subsidiaries is the
distribution of electricity by Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited.
Toronto Hydro-Electric System owns and operates an electricity
distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately
712,000 customers located in the City of Toronto. It is the largest
municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes
approximately 18% of the electricity consumed in the Province of
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SOURCE: Toronto Hydro Corporation
For further information:
Emma Sharpe, Toronto Hydro-Electric System