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SaskTel named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for eighth consecutive year

SaskTel named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for eighth consecutive year

Today SaskTel announced that it has been named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the eighth consecutive year. In October 2013, SaskTel also received the distinction of being named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2014 for the 14th consecutive year, and remains the only Saskatchewan company that has been recognized every year since the inception of the competition.

“We are extremely pleased to see SaskTel again named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers,” said Don McMorris, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “Great companies like this that offer their employees more than just a job is another reason why more and more people continue to choose Saskatchewan as the ideal place to live and work.”

“SaskTel provides the best customer experience through our superior networks and advanced application and solutions,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO.  “We can only do that because we attract the best and brightest people by being a company that offers great opportunities, competitive salaries, and the ability to achieve a work life balance.”

Saskatchewan's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by Mediacorp Canada, the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Saskatchewan employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same eight criteria used in the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.  Employers are compared to other organizations in their industry to determine which offers the most progressive and employee friendly benefits and programs.

About SaskTel
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 607,000 wireless accesses, 492,000 wireline network accesses, 250,000 internet accesses and 100,000 maxTV subscribers.  SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, security monitoring, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world.  SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs).

For media inquiries only, please contact:
Tara Tibeau, SaskTel External Communications
Phone: (306) 777-4548
Email: tara.tibeau@sasktel.com