FCT Named One of the Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness by Great Place to Work® Institute
OAKVILLE, June 2, 2020 – FCT, the national leading technology and service provider in real estate, today announced it has been recognized as one of this year’s Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the first time that FCT has received this honour.
FCT earned recognition as a leader in mental wellness due to its unwavering support for employees’ physical and mental health. In recent years, FCT has launched several well-being initiatives to help employees navigate life’s stressors. FCT has also partnered with leading organizations to help educate employees on mental wellness, including the United Way and the Canadian Mental Health Association.
“We’re so proud our commitment to wellness support for all employees is making a difference and earning national recognition from Great Place to Work Institute,” said Michael LeBlanc, CEO, FCT. “For years, we have believed that taking steps to help our employees feel healthy, happy and valued is the key to a successful and productive workforce. Supporting and encouraging our employees was critical prior to the pandemic and continues to be a point of emphasis as these unprecedented times continue.”
To be eligible for the Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness list, organizations must have been Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year and have at least 75 per cent of employees agree their workplace is psychologically and emotionally healthy. Great Place to Work® determined the final selection of eligible companies based on an overall Mental Wellness Index score, comprised of employees’ survey and questionnaire results and a thorough and independent analysis of the range and quality of programs that encourage mental wellness.
About Great Place to Work®:
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world’s Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Visit us at www.greatplacetowork.ca or find us on Twitter at @GPTW_Canada.
Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 800 employees across the country. The group provides industry-leading title insurance, default solutions and other real-estate-related products and services to approximately 450 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.
The Great Place to Work® Institute has named FCT one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Workplaces for six consecutive years (2015-2020) and certified FCT as a Great Place to Work. In 2020, the company was also recognized on the 2020 list of Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion and list of Best Workplaces™ for Women. FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation, was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the fifth consecutive year in 2020.
For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.
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