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Employee Compensation and Benefits

  • Pay for Performance - Employees in non-bargaining positions receive annual performance appraisals and are eligible for variable increases based on the level of their performance over the previous year.
  • Competitive Compensation - The Region offers an attractive compensation program which is in line with our comparators.

  • Leading Edge Benefits - A range of benefits, including life insurance, dental and extended health, is complemented by a Health Spending Account, allowing non-bargaining employees to access up to $750 per year to offset approved medical and dental expenses not covered by our plan.

  • Paid Holidays - In addition to the Statutory Holidays and the Civic Holiday, the Region of Peel provides three additional days off with pay which generally allow us to close some of our offices for the three business days preceding New Years day.

  • Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) - Regional employees are enrolled in the OMERS pension contribution plan that matches payroll deduction contributions.

  • Early Retiree Benefits - Eligible employees who take early retirement are offered a range of benefits which can continue after they retire until they reach the age of sixty-five.

  • Tuition Assistance - Employees can apply for reimbursement of tuition or registration fees for job-related courses leading to a degree, diploma, certificate, or professional designation, up to a maximum of $1,500 per calendar year.

  • Employee Assistance Program - Employees at the Region of Peel are provided with access to a voluntary and confidential professional counseling service to help employees deal with a wide variety of personal concerns.

  • A Healthy Workplace - The Region has established a Healthy Workplace Program that is based on criteria developed by the National Quality Institute (NQI) and Health Canada.

  • Casual Dress/Dress Down Policy - Regional employees who are not required to wear a uniform can enjoy a casual yet appropriate business dress work environment, highlighted by Dress Down Fridays, where employees can dress "weekend casual" for a donation to the United Way.

Revised: Thursday October 22 2015


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