ExxonMobil Nominated for Employer of the Year Award
BAYTOWN, November 12, 2013 - ExxonMobil of Baytown has been named one of five finalists for the 2013 Texas Workforce Solutions Employer of the Year Award. The other nominees are Caterpillar Inc. of Waco, Durcon Inc. of Taylor, GE Transportation of Fort Worth, and Village Farms of Monahans.
“All five Employer of the Year finalists were nominated based on their demonstrated commitment to their workers and communities, and their contributions to the Texas economy,” said TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar. “We are proud to recognize their contributions and highlight the positive outcomes that result from successful partnerships.”
The finalists were chosen from among 25 private-sector employers who were nominated by their Local Workforce Development Boards for their contributions to the community’s workforce through innovation and collaboration with the Texas workforce system. The nominated employers exemplify TWC’s mission of promoting and supporting an effective workforce system that offers employers, individuals and communities the opportunity to achieve and sustain economic prosperity.
“These employers reflect the economic diversity found in Texas,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade. “TWC is proud of our Texas employers showing initiative in developing workforce partnerships, responding to unique workforce challenges in their communities, and promoting economic growth and stability.”
The 2013 Employer of the Year will be announced at the 17th annual Texas Workforce Conference Employer Award Luncheon, to be held Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.
Also honored at the luncheon will be the 28 local Employers of Excellence for their involvement with the Texas workforce system and the contributions they have made to employers, workers and their communities.