A Clear View of Safety at Loewen Windows (2010)

Loewen Windows, based in the Manitoba town of Steinbach, employs almost 1,700 people and is one of Canada’s largest producers of wooden windows and doors.

In 2001, the company developed a strategic growth plan and, in keeping with this plan, broadened its commitment to develop the skills of its workforce and those of the local community. The company’s Foundation Skills Program was designed to promote opportunities for workers to upgrade their English as a Second Language (ESL) skills and to improve their literacy skills.

After the successful implementation of the Foundation Skills Program, the company added a General Education Development (GED) component for workers interested in pursuing higher education.

In this document, the author looks at the objectives, impacts and benefits of the program and discusses how it can serve as a model for other companies.

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Alison Campbell. A Clear View of Safety at Loewen Windows 2010. Web. 27 Sep. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/loewen/loewen.pdf>
Alison Campbell (2010). A Clear View of Safety at Loewen Windows. Retrieved September 27, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cboc/loewen/loewen.pdf
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