Praxair Canada Inc.
Praxair Canada employees participating in the organization's Big Bike Ride for Heart & Stroke

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Praxair Canada Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • Praxair Canada provides maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (to 100% of salary for 6 weeks) and offers an option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Praxair Canada maintains a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs and transfer unused credits to a health spending account
  • Praxair Canada encourages employee volunteerism through a generous matching gifts program, matching eligible employee contributions dollar-for-dollar to a maximum of $15,000 per employee per year


Industry Gas and Related Product Wholesalers
Established in Canada 1907
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Praxair Inc.
Parent company head office Danbury, CT, USA
Full-time employees in Canada 2,250
Part-time employees in Canada 15
Average age of employees in Canada 46
Longest serving employee 48 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 85% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

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