Union Gas Named as Top 100 Employer for Sixth Consecutive Year
09 Nov, 2015, 08:56 ET
CHATHAM, ON, Nov. 9, 2015 Union Gas has once again been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. The recent announcement by Mediacorp Canada marks the sixth consecutive year that the organization has earned this award.
The theme, "Fuelling Growth & Opportunity" highlighted in the Top 100 submission from Union Gas is a result of the historic growth currently taking place and the opportunity this creates for employees. Union Gas seeks to contribute positively to the economic, social and environmental vitality of Ontario while offering exciting opportunities for new and existing employees. To view a flipbook version of the submission, visit uniongas.com/careers.
"We want employees to feel that they are an important part of something special and encourage them to take advantage of the many great opportunities being offered at Union Gas. We also want new and prospective employees to know that they are joining an organization that cares about and invests in their development," said Chuck Conlon, director of employee and labour relations.
Union Gas is in the midst of unprecedented and historic growth as it invests almost $2 billion in pipelines and other infrastructure in Ontario over the next few years. With growth comes great responsibility to employees to Ontario residents and to the environment. Union Gas has taken important steps to support employees as it moves ahead with these exciting expansion plans.
In 2014, a number of positions at Union Gas were filled by qualified new candidates as a result of major expansion projects and many other positions were filled by internal employees in departments across the company. These changes signal an exciting time for all employees.
For over 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 million to United Way. In addition Union Gas employees, retirees, family and friends provided approximately 20,000 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 is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with 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 northern, southwestern and eastern Ontario. Union Gas, named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers from 2011- 2016, is a Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) company with assets of $7 billion and approximately 2,200 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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For further information: Union Gas Limited, Andrea Stass, Manager, External Communications and Media Relations, Ph: 519 436-5490 or 1-800-571-8446 ext. 5005490, Cell: 519 365-1010, Fax: 519 436-4621, [email protected]
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