Manitoba, Government of
The Government of Manitoba Legislative Building

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba, Government of was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016):

  • Government of Manitoba invests in the long term development of employees through tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions and a variety of in-house and online training programs -- and helps cultivate high potential employees through formal mentoring, career planning services and a number of leadership development programs
  • Government of Manitoba supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 93% of salary for up to 17 weeks) and offers the convenience of an onsite daycare facility, which they can take advantage of upon their return
  • Government of Manitoba encourages employees to prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance, contributions to a defined benefit pension plan and phased-in retirement work options to help employees transition to life after work
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Industry Provincial Government
Established in Canada 1870
Full-time employees in Canada 14,320
Average age of employees in Canada 45.4
Longest serving employee 46 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba, Government of was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • Government of Manitoba created an 18-month management internship program for graduates interested in the public sector -- the program includes rotational work assignments, training, coaching and exposure to the government's policy, program operations, administration and finance
  • In the past year, the Government of Manitoba offered over 1,200 students full- and part-time opportunities, including summer employment and co-op placements through the STEP Student Employment Placement Services program -- and maintains a New Professionals Network, which organizes a number of networking and social events to encourage employees to build community across the organization
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Industry Provincial Government
Full-time employees in Canada 14,320
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunites, paid internships, tuition subsidies related to job
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives STEP Student Employment Placement Services program for summer employment and co-op placements, Legislative Page Program for grade 11 and 12 students, 4-year Engineer-in-Training program for civil engineering grads who are pursuing their professional designation

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba, Government of was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016):

  • Government of Manitoba created a 12-month Diversity Employee Development Program for high potential employees who self-identify as Aboriginal, visible minority, or a person with a disability -- participating employees receive customized training and development opportunities including workshops, stretch assignments and job rotations
  • In addition to a government-wide diversity strategy, Government of Manitoba departments manage individual diversity and inclusion plans, which are supported by a Diversity Champion (a senior executive within each department) -- plans are audited every two years by a centralized unit to monitor leadership action and progress towards achieving goals and commitments
  • Government of Manitoba launched a "Safe Spaces" initiative to create awareness of LGBTTQ issues in the workplace and offers training for employees who are interested in becoming Safe Space Advisors, confidential support and resource people for individuals who wish to discuss sexual orientation or gender identity
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Industry Provincial Government
Full-time employees in Canada 14,320
Workforce representation female employees (54.3 %), visible minority employees (9.8 %), Aboriginal employees (14.2 %)
Diversity programs for disabilities, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, LGBT
Employee resource groups Civil Servants with Ability Network (persons with visible and invisible disabilities), Touchstone (Aboriginal), Visible Minority Network
Formal commitment government-wide diversity strategy (features several dimensions of diversity, including sexual orientation, generational diversity, personalities and religious diversity), corporate persons with disabilities employment strategy, dedicated strategy to support youth with disabilities during their transition from school to work, Aboriginal procurement policy
Unique diversity initiatives recognizes international dates of importance such as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, diversity awareness training sessions, Safe Spaces initiative for LGBT employees, Manitoba Diversity Internship Program, Diversity Employee Development Program
Diversity community partnerships Manitoba Employment Equity Practitioners Association (member)

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