York Region Reviews

Updated Sep 9, 2021

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4.3
89%
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98%
Approve of CEO
York Region Chairman & CEO Wayne Emmerson
Wayne Emmerson
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Wonderful work environment where you can constantly learn new things and develop skills(in 22 reviews)

  • "Stable employment and good benefits(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Unionized positions make it difficult to get a permanent position due to preference for seniority over fit(in 5 reviews)

  • "Red Tape prevents a lot of innovation(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work!

      Sep 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great employee experiences including being heard.

      Cons

      Change takes a long time to happen

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great employer

      Sep 1, 2021 - Management 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salaries, resourcing, culture, location, people

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, cost of living in community, union

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Decent place to work

      Aug 10, 2021 - Analyst in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, challenging work, unionized, young workforce, impactful, complex, fast growth

      Cons

      poor management, little career development, not inclusive or accommodating, immature

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      May 25, 2021 - Engineer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working environment and people

      Cons

      Really far from the city

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      May 17, 2021 - Mechanic in Markham, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working environment that’s friendly

      Cons

      There could’ve been more time off

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great employer

      Apr 16, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Maple, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great pay, benefits, secure employment

      Cons

      Not a lot of employee appreciation

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great benefits

      Mar 14, 2021 - Senior Planner in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and pay with diverse departments to work with

      Cons

      Difficult to move up in position

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Mar 25, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent salaries, pension, benefits are available for staff

      Cons

      Specific culture to adapt to

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      work culture

      Mar 24, 2021 - Manager in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive, friendly, progressive, trust, appreciative

      Cons

      bureaucratic, procrastinate, slow, unionized, unenergetic

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      Mar 24, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Newmarket, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent pay, pension and benefits

      Cons

      Highly beaurocractic as is most municipalities

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