Air Canada Recognized for Workplace Engagement

Air Canada consistently ranked as one of Canada's top employers

MONTREAL, June 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada has been named one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America for commitment to employee engagement by Achievers, an employee social recognition company. Companies were evaluated on eight elements of employee engagement: communication; leadership; culture; rewards and recognition; professional and personal growth; accountability and performance; vision and values; and corporate social responsibility. The top 50 companies were selected for their work in setting the benchmark for standards in employee engagement. More information on Achievers Most Engaged Workplace Awards can be found here: http://www.achievers.com/engaged/.

"We are thrilled to be recognized as being one of the 50 most engaged workplaces in North America," said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, Air Canada's Vice President, Human Resources. "This recognition tells us that our employees are not only satisfied at work, but are truly engaged in our airline's culture. We are committed to engaging with our employees as the human side of our company is the foundation for everything we do. Finally, this recognition confirms we are on track towards our goal of being a Global Champion."

As a further indication of the transformative change under way at Canada's largest airline, Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Calin Rovinescu, was recently named among Glassdoor's 20 Highest Rated CEOs for 2016 in Canada based on employee feedback. CEO approval ratings are gathered through Glassdoor's online company review survey, which seeks to gain current and former employee sentiment about job and company satisfaction, the work environment and the culture.

These most recent recognitions follow Air Canada being named:

  • One of "Montreal's Top Employers" for 2016, for the third consecutive year by MediaCorp Canada;
  • One of "Canada's Top 100 Employers" for 2016, for the third consecutive year by MediaCorp Canada;
  • One of "Canada's Best Diversity Employers" in February, 2016 by MediaCorp Canada.
  • Canada's third "Most Attractive Employer", in May, 2016 by Randstad Canada;
  • One of Canada's 15 "Top Employers for Canadians Over 40" in May, 2016 by MediaCorp Canada.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2015 served more than 41 million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 64 airports in Canada, 55 in the United States and 87 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,330 airports in 192 countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research firm Skytrax. For more information, please visit: www.aircanada.com, follow @AirCanada on Twitter and join Air Canada on Facebook.

 

SOURCE Air Canada

For further information: Isabelle Arthur, (Montréal), Isabelle.arthur@aircanada.ca, 514 422-5788; Peter Fitzpatrick, (Toronto), peter.fitzpatrick@aircanada.ca, 416 263-5576; Angela Mah, (Vancouver), angela.mah@aircanada.ca, 604 270-5741; Internet: aircanada.com

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