Dec 20, 2016
Toronto, December 20, 2016 – Hydro One is proud to announce it was selected as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2017 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This designation recognizes Hydro One as an industry leader in offering employees an exceptional place to work.
“Hydro One is committed to attracting and retaining the best and brightest talent globally, resulting in a challenging and inspiring workplace,” said Judy McKellar, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Hydro One Inc. “Our 5,500 employees are the core of our business so we make our company a rewarding and safe place to work.”
One of the reasons Hydro One was selected by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for its support of women in trades and the advancement of female employees. Mediacorp Canada Inc. also cited Hydro One’s maternity and parental leave benefits, its defined benefit pension plan and health benefits for retirees.
Companies were evaluated 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.
About Hydro One Inc.:
Hydro One Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of Hydro One Limited, Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with more than 1.3 million valued customers, $24.8 billion in assets and revenues of over $6.5 billion. Our team of 5,500 skilled and dedicated employees proudly and safely serves suburban, rural and remote communities across Ontario through our 30,000 circuit km high-voltage transmission and 123,000 circuit km primary distribution networks. Hydro One is committed to the communities we serve, and has been rated as the top utility in Canada for its corporate citizenship, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. We are one of only four utility companies in Canada to achieve the Sustainable Energy Company designation from the Canadian Electrical Association. We also provide advanced broadband telecommunications services on a wholesale basis utilizing our extensive fibre optic network. Hydro One's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: H). For more information about everything Hydro One, please visit www.HydroOne.com.
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