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Rio Tinto is officially one of Canada’s top employers

Rio Tinto is officially one of Canada’s top employers

Rio Tinto is one of Canada’s top employers, as well as being a top place to work for the region of Montreal. This is in part due to its ongoing investment in employee development.

Below, you’ll find some of the top reasons why Rio Tinto was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019) and Montreal's Top Employers (2019).

Supportive maternity leave set-up and day-care for returners

Firstly, Rio Tinto supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments of up to 100% of salary for 18 weeks and offers the convenience of onsite day-care at its head office. In addition to this, the company also provides parental leave top-up for adoptive parents (to 100% of salary for 18 weeks).

Ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies

Rio Tinto invests in ongoing employee development with generous tuition subsidies for job-related courses (to $15,000) and also provides a variety of in-house and online training opportunities, including access to Rio Tinto College, which features over 3,000 online training modules that cover everything from technical courses to safety training

Rio Tinto also cultivates an ownership culture with a share purchase plan and helps employees save for retirement with a defined contribution pension plan.

An active role in the community

Rio Tinto supported around 250 charitable and community organizations in 2018 alone. Some of the organizations it supports include: Breakfast Club of Canada, Indspire, Pathways to Education, Le Grand défi Pierre Lavoie, Centraide, United Way and BC Freshwater Fisheries.

The company also matches employee volunteer hours with donations. Its charitable focus includes First Nations, education, health and well-being, poverty reduction, environment and community support.

These are just some of the many reasons why Rio Tinto is a top place to work.

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