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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2013/02/06 - SaskTel announced that it has been named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the seventh consecutive year - SaskTel.com.
In October 2012, SaskTel was also named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2013 for the 13th consecutive year, the only Saskatchewan company that has been awarded that distinction.
“We are extremely excited to see SaskTel again named one of Saskatchewan’s top employers,” said Don McMorris, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “SaskTel is committed to creating an environment that enables and attracts employees dedicated to excelling in the dynamic and booming market that Saskatchewan is becoming.”
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.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel.com) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.1 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 600,000 wireless accesses, 514,000 wireline network accesses, 234,000 internet accesses and 93,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, 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).