FCT named to 2021 Best Workplaces™ in Canada
2021 marks the seventh consecutive year FCT has been named as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces
OAKVILLE, ON, APRIL 22 – FCT, the leading national service provider in real estate technology and title insurance, today announced it has been named one of the Best Workplaces™ in Canada by the Great Place to Work® Institute for the seventh consecutive year.
Organizations listed on the Best Workplaces™ in Canada list are chosen based on employee surveys and Great Place to Work Institute’s comprehensive analysis of each company’s policies and programs.
“At FCT, we strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and supportive environment, which we believe is critical to the success of our organization. We pride ourselves on providing a workplace culture where every employee is encouraged to be their best selves,” said Michael LeBlanc, CEO of FCT. “Our unique employee benefits, wellness initiatives and development opportunities, and our engagement and recognition programs are just some of the ways we demonstrate that we’re invested in our employees. To say we’re proud to be honoured with this title for the seventh year in a row is an understatement.”
The recognition comes at an important time for FCT, as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary in the Canadian real estate industry this month.
“Reflecting on the last 30 years, what has remained consistent at FCT is our commitment to our colleagues, customers, and the communities in which we operate,” added LeBlanc. “Being named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for the seventh year in a row is a testament to our people and the dedication, teamwork and integrity they exhibit every day. We remain invested in continual improvement and forward thinking as we strive to foster diversity and well-being within our company and the industry as a whole.”
Earlier in April, FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the sixth consecutive year. In 2020, Fortune® magazine recognized First American as one of the Best Workplaces for Women and Great Place to Work also named the company one of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & InsuranceTM, each for the fifth consecutive year. Fortune® magazine and Great Place to Work® have also named First American a Best Workplace for Diversity.
Founded in 1991, the FCT group of companies is based in Oakville, Ontario, and has over 900 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, list of Best Workplaces™ for Women, list of Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness and list Best Workplaces™ in Ontario. FCT’s parent company, First American Financial Corporation, was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the sixth consecutive year in 2021.
For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.
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