STI Maintenance Inc. has been named regional winner of the 2015 Work-Family Life Balance Award for the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean area. Organized by the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ), this prize rewards organizations in Quebec that has established good practices for work-family life balance. The awards ceremony took place during 48h Entrepreneur’s event POW2015, held on May 2, at the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec. Claircy Proulx, president and CEO of STI Maintenance Inc., was given this award by Francine Charbonneau, Minister of the Family, Minister responsible for Seniors and Minister responsible for Anti-Bullying.
In concrete terms, work-family life balance means an organization such as STI Maintenance Inc. improves its work environment and personnel satisfaction, attracts and retains its workforce, while also improving production and productivity and diminishing unplanned work absences.
Here is a summary of the speeches made by two speakers at the awards ceremony:
“I congratulate the leaders of STI Maintenance for all their efforts in bettering work-family life balance. This surely contributes to your influence in the area. Thank you for standing out so brilliantly. You are an example for all Quebec businesses to follow,” said minister Francine Charbonneau.
“STI Maintenance has chosen to focus on staff retention by promoting work-family balance through paid leave, a bank of overtime hours, and working from home, all which can allow an employee to take care of a family member. These measures meet employees’ needs and attract the best candidates,” said Julie Labrecque, CEO of the RJCCQ.
By this excellent news, STI Maintenance Inc. continues to shine throughout the area due to the quality of its services and for the care it takes of its human capital who are an integral part of its success and growth.