CHATHAM, ON, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Union Gas is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. For the seventh year in a row, Union Gas' diversity & inclusion initiatives, philanthropic activities, and safety culture are among some of the many reasons Union Gas is considered a top employer.
Union Gas was selected by the editors at Mediacorp Canada Inc. based on eight criteria: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time-off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement. To view Union Gas' submission, visit uniongastop100.com.
"It's a significant accomplishment to make Canada's Top 100 Employers list. It shows we remain committed to looking at ways we can make our workplace one of the best in the country," said Chuck Conlon, director of employee and labour relations at Union Gas.
"We have a vibrant safety culture, employees embrace the idea of helping communities, our diversity and inclusion culture is strong, our training top notch -- all while undergoing the largest expansion in the company's history," Conlon added.
The Top 100 Employers were announced on Nov. 7 in a special editorial feature in The Globe and Mail, and are listed on Canada's Top 100 Employers website.
For more than 100 years, Union Gas has been privileged to work in more than 400 Ontario communities. In addition to providing natural gas delivery services for homes and businesses, Union Gas has contributed to the province through economic investments, available jobs, municipal taxes, energy efficiency programs, volunteer hours, charitable giving and sponsorships. Last year alone, Union Gas contributed over $3.3 million to community and charitable organizations across Ontario, including more than $1,019,000 to United Way. In addition Union Gas employees, retirees, family and friends provided over 19,600 volunteer hours to help strengthen the communities where they live and work. For more information visit uniongas.com/community.
About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited, a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company, is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $7.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com or find us on Twitter: twitter.com/uniongas, Facebook: facebook.com/uniongas and YouTube: youtube.com/user/uniongas.
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