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Eleven Canadian organizations win Employee Recommended Workplace Awards

Mar 26, 2018

Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail announce 2018 category winners at the second annual conference and award ceremony

TORONTO, March 26, 2018 /CNW/ - On March 20, Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail announced the category winners of the second annual Employee Recommended Workplace Award at The Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto. These were the organizations with the top Total Health scores in their business categories, representing privately owned, public, not-for-profit, and  government sectors in the small, mid-sized and large business categories. They will be profiled nationally in The Globe and Mail on Tuesday, March 27.  

Randal Phillips, Morneau Shepell, and Gillian Livingston, Globe and Mail (CNW Group/Morneau Shepell Inc.)

The Employee Recommended Workplace Award recognizes excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged and productive workforce, and is the only award of its kind based entirely on feedback from employees. Employees completed a short confidential survey that includes questions about their physical and mental health, as well as aspects of their work and life – all elements of Total Health that impact employee engagement and productivity. On completion, organizations received a summary report that identified areas of strength and areas where more work may be needed to improve the health of their workforce.

The 2018 Employee Recommended Workplace Award category winners are:

  • Private company:

MacLean Law (small)

Innovative Automation Inc. (mid-sized)

Klick Inc. (large)



  • Public company:

Deluxe Payroll (small)
Ingredion Canada Corporation (mid-sized)

Pfizer Canada Inc. (large)



  • Not-for-profit:

CANARIE Inc. (small)

Aéroport de Québec inc. (mid-sized)



  • Government:

Municipality of the County of Cumberland (small)

The Town of East Gwillimbury (mid-sized)

NB Power (large)

 

"The 2018 Employee Recommended Workplace Award recipients are excellent examples of industry-leading organizations that recognize the importance of Total Health in achieving the best business results. They have placed a priority on their people, and built strong workplace cultures and programs that support the physical, mental, work and life health of their employees. In return, their people have recognized them as being the top places to work in Canada," said Stephen Liptrap, President and Chief Executive Officer, Morneau Shepell. "We are thrilled to recognize these well-deserving employers and to highlight the innovative efforts that each has taken to make a healthy and productive workplace their priority." 

"It has been a pleasure to watch this program's growth since its inception last year. It is evident that many Canadian companies understand the importance of and are placing new value on employee health in fostering stronger workforces," said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, The Globe and Mail. "These organizations have set a new standard for Canadian employers to strive toward. We congratulate these organizations on their awards and look forward to seeing them continue to innovate in employee total health."

In the second annual Employee Recommended Workplace Awards, Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail recognized at total of 53 organizations who qualified as Employee Recommended Workplaces.  A full list of recipients can be found here: http://morneaushepell.mediaroom.com/2018-02-15-Fifty-three-organizations-recognized-as-Employee-Recommended-Workplaces-for-2018.

We look forward to seeing what innovative organizational strategies are on the horizon. The third annual 2019 Employee Recommended Workplace Award program was launched at the awards presentation and is accepting new registrations. For more information on the awards and to register online, please visit employeerecommended.com.

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

About The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail, founded in 1844, is Canada's foremost news media company. Each day, The Globe leads the national discussion by engaging Canadians through its award-winning coverage of news, politics, business, investing and lifestyle topics, across multiple platforms. The Globe and Mail print and digital formats reach 6.5 million readers every week, with Report on Business magazine reaching 1.6 million readers every issue in print and digital. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

For further information: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell, 416.390.2625, hmacdonald@morneaushepell.com; Lanna Crucefix, The Globe and Mail, 416.585.5867, lcrucefix@globeandmail.com


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