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Point of Rocks Plant Awarded the “Best Family-Friendly Places to Work” Prize in Frederick County

September 18, 2013

This August 20th (2013) in Frederick County, Maryland, several companies were recognized and awarded for being the “Best Family-Friendly Places to Work.” Canam Group in Point of Rocks Maryland was not only recognized as one of the best family-friendly companies in the area, but was also recognized as the winner in the Major Employer category, with 200 or more employees.

Meilleures entreprises pro-familleThe criteria accompanied with this award are centered on enhancing the value of life in the area. This includes:

  • Companies that promote an enhanced workplace culture;
  • A strong professional development program;
  • Benefits and amenities to prove a work and life balance;
  • Encouragement of community and social responsibilities;
  • Providing tools for healthy living.

Beyond the criteria for “family-friendly” each company’s median salary is put under review, as well as their rate of voluntary turnover from last year (2012). Some questions more centered on diverse practices, and focused on whether or not companies took initiative to promote diversity in the workplace, were also added.

According to Frederick’s Economic Development Director, Richard Griffin, “These awards were started to honor and recognize those Frederick County businesses that go above and beyond what it takes to attract and retain great employees, as great employees can make or break a business in today’s economy.”

Michel Cyr, Vice President and General Manager stated “Point of Rocks is honored to be considered as one of the best places in Frederick County to be employed. While our mission is the pursuit of a better customer experience, we are pleased knowing that we can contribute to a better quality of living in our area, and will continue to strive to do more for our employees”.