People’s Credit Union Named Best Place To Work in Rhode Island

MIDDLETOWN, RI (May 29, 2013) People’s Credit Union was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island.  The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island is brought to you by the Providence Business News.

“It has been a goal to maintain a workplace where our employees can flourish and succeed in their career.  Our commitment to our employees is a core value at People’s Credit Union.  We value their contributions to the organizations success, they are our biggest asset.  We are thrilled to receive this prestigious honor,” commented Ellen Ford, People’s President & CEO.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island.  The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking which will be announced in June.

People’s Credit Union employees rated the Credit Union with high regard because of its commitment to employees, members and the community.  The Credit Union employs over 100 diverse individuals at six locations throughout southern Rhode Island.  People’s benefit package includes health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401K with match, paid time off, employee loans and an employee recognition program.

In addition, People’s is a fun and rewarding place to work.  Employees often hold pot luck lunches and competitions for exciting prizes.  Employees also regularly participate together in charitable activities.  In 2012 alone, People’s employees donated over 2,500 community service hours to worthwhile causes throughout Rhode Island.

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People’s Credit Union serves members through six locations in Bristol, Middletown, Newport, North Kingstown, Portsmouth and Wakefield.

People’s, a member-owned, state chartered, federally insured, community credit union established in 1922. Membership is open to all individuals. Deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government.

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