Toronto Community Housing named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2024
Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has been selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers.
Run by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the Top Employers competition has become the benchmark in the Greater Toronto Area for workplace best practices. This is the sixth consecutive year that TCHC has been selected as a winner.
This year marks the 18th annual edition of the competition, which recognizes employers with exceptional and progressive human resources programs, as well as forward-thinking workplace policies.
Committed to its employees, TCHC is proud to offer a robust benefits package, including a defined pension plan that matches full-time employee’s contributions at 100%. The organization's comprehensive medical and dental benefit plans cover a diverse range of health and wellness needs with premiums covered by the employer. Additionally, TCHC’s compassionate, maternal and parental leave top-up payments provide invaluable support to employees during these important life transitions and milestones.
Recognizing the evolving work landscape, TCHC also offers a hybrid work model for eligible employees, empowering them to choose their work setting. Further investing in its employees’ growth, the organization offers a generous annual $1,500 tuition reimbursement fund, reinforcing TCHC’s commitment to nurturing talent and future potential.
The competition has become quite competitive over the years and winners are announced each year amongst other esteemed GTA employers in a special announcement in The Globe and Mail. Mediacorp evaluates employers on eight criteria including (1) physical workplace; (2) work atmosphere and social; (3) health, financial and family benefits; (4) vacation and time-off; (5) employee communications; (6) performance management; (7) training and skills development; and (8) community involvement.
Read more about why Toronto Community Housing Corporation was named a winner.
“Congratulations and thank you to our amazing employees for their pivotal role in fostering an exceptional workplace at TCHC. Our employee's dedication, adaptability and loyalty have been remarkable, contributing daily to the support of their fellow Torontonians, uplifting communities across our city. I am privileged to work alongside this passionate team and provide support and guidance in my role, and extend my heartfelt thanks to MediaCorp Canada Inc. for this esteemed recognition”
- Tom Hunter, Interim President and CEO, Toronto Community Housing
“Toronto Community Housing serves as Canada’s largest social-housing landlord and our workforce takes immense pride in contributing to an organization that provides housing and services to tens of thousands of people in Toronto. Receiving this recognition, once again as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, underscores TCHC’s commitment to inclusivity, forward thinking initiatives and exceptional people and culture programs. I am incredibly honoured to share this achievement with our entire employee community.”
- Barbara Shulman, Chief People & Culture Officer, Toronto Community Housing