California Water Service Group Honored as Bay Area Top Workplace for Ninth Consecutive Year
While the company already had a comprehensive benefits package, developmental opportunities, and a collaborative work environment, the public health crisis this year created a unique need to support employees’ safety and physical and emotional health. Beyond the personal protective equipment and additional cleanings expected of employers, the company took steps such as securing additional vehicles to enable field crews to social distance and not ride together; keeping employees informed through weekly calls with the CEO and special guest experts; providing additional paid time off to allow employees to take care of children or ill family members or to quarantine; and even procuring industrial-sized toilet paper for each employee when store shelves were empty.
Group, the largest regulated water utility in the western
Top Workplace rankings are determined through survey data gathered by an independent research company specializing in employee engagement and retention. Employees are asked for feedback on various topics, including company leadership, compensation and training, diversity and inclusion, values and ethics, career development, and family-friendly flexibility.
“At California Water Service Group, we know that our employees are our best advocates, and we take care of them so they can take care of our customers and communities,” said
“I’m proud of our employees, who, as a result, also stepped up to keep the water flowing and support customers and their communities amid a public health crisis,” Kropelnicki said. “While most people had to shelter in place, our dedicated utility workers were on the job every single day, ready to serve their communities 24 hours per day.”
California Water Service Group is the parent company of California Water Service,
Source: California Water Service Group