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Toronto Hydro Corporation Receives Honours
UTILITY RANKS ON CANADA'S TOP 100 EMPLOYERS LIST FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEARTORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro Corporation is proud to announce it has been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2009, as published in Maclean's magazine. This marks the fourth year the utility has appeared on the nation-wide ranking list. "We are pleased to achieve this honour again," said David O'Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation. "At Toronto Hydro, we strive to create a culture that engages our employees and rewards workplace innovation. As a result, we have a solid workforce that continues to move us forward with confidence." The competition saw its highest number of entries this year with more than 2,000 applicants seeking recognition. Employers were reviewed on eight key areas: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement. Top picks are recognized as employers that lead their industries in attracting and retaining top talent. Earlier this year, Toronto Hydro Corporation was also named one of "Canada's Most Earth-Friendly Employers"; a list that recognizes exceptional employers that have been successful at integrating environmental values as part of their corporate culture. About Toronto Hydro Corporation The Corporation is a holding company which through its wholly-owned subsidiaries:- Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("LDC") - distributes electricity and engages in Conservation and Demand Management activities; and - Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. - provides street lighting and expressway lighting services, and energy efficiency products and services.The principal business of the Corporation and its subsidiaries is the distribution of electricity by LDC. LDC owns and operates an electricity distribution system that delivers electricity to approximately 683,000 customers located in the City of Toronto.