FCT Recognized for 2015 Best Workplaces in Canada
FCT Recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute as One of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, April 13, 2015 – It’s official, the Great Place to Work® Institute (GPTW) has announced its 2015 Best Workplaces in Canada and FCT is the first title insurance company to make the list!
FCT has been recognized as one of the “Best Workplaces In Canada” under the Large and Multinational category because of its commitment to building an environment where employees have the opportunity to be great. FCT’s employee benefits and recognition programs along with its dedication to communities across Canada are just some of the ways we demonstrate that commitment.
“I am very proud of this achievement. But what I’m most proud of is what this award represents – the endorsement of our employees that we are one of Canada’s Best Workplaces,” said Michael LeBlanc, Chief Executive Officer, FCT. “Creating one of the best workplaces in Canada starts with its employees. And FCT recognizes that to keep the best, we have to be the best—so, we strive to create an environment that makes people feel engaged, appreciated and motivated to succeed.”
In addition to this award, FCT, in conjunction with the FCT Charitable Foundation, was recognized in March for its dedication to the Oakville community by receiving the Genworth Community Builder of the Year Award at the Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE). Hosted by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West, the awards celebrate the significant contribution local businesses make to the outstanding quality of life enjoyed in Oakville.
For more information about the 20th Annual OABE, visit OABE.ca. And to view the full list of this year’s GPTW winners, please see the special national report in The Globe and Mail.
About Great Place to Work® Institute
Great Place to Work ® (GPTW) is a global research and consulting firm whose mission is to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. All of the organizations on this list were assessed using an employee survey, called the Trust Index © developed by Great place to Work. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, which culminates in a series of national lists in almost 50 countries, including the study’s flagship list of 100 Best companies published annually in Fortune magazine. Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, including approximately 300,000 from Canada alone. It’s what makes this study so credible: the primary determinant used in selecting winners is an employee survey. There’s only one way to get on this list – and that’s if your employees put you there.
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 1,250 lenders, 43,000 legal professionals and 5,000 recovery professionals, as well as real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders, nationwide.
For more information on FCT, please visit the company website at www.fct.ca.
† The FCT group of companies includes FCT Insurance Company Ltd. which provides title and valuation insurance with the exception of commercial policies, which are provided jointly by FCT Insurance Company Ltd. and First American Title Insurance Company. Services by First Canadian Title Company Limited.