Yellow Pages Group

Yellow Pages Group

October 10, 2007 10:21 ET

Yellow Pages Group Named One of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the Second Consecutive Year

Company also secures a place among Montreal's top employers

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2007) - Yellow Pages Group (YPG)(TSX:YLO.UN), Canada's largest telephone directories publisher, has once again been recognized as one of the country's Top 100 employers for 2008 in a list published in Maclean's magazine. The Canada's Top 100 Employers' ranking, now in its eight year, reveals companies and organizations that are leading the way in attracting and retaining employees. This is the second time that YPG has made the list.

This year, YPG was recognized among more than 1,500 companies for its leadership in several areas, notably work environment, employee benefits as well as training and skills development. Among others, the employee benefits' plan includes three weeks of paid vacation offered as of the first year on the job, on a pro rata basis, and parental leave top-up payments. The Company also offers flexible work schedules. In addition, employees have access to a training and skills development program for which tuition fees for courses taken at outside institutions are subsidized. They can also take advantage of over 600 online courses at any time of the day.

"We are pleased that our commitment to our employees is once again being recognized," said Marc P. Tellier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Pages Group. "This is the second time that we are among the Top 100 Employers in the country, a reflection of how much we value our people and of our commitment to being an employer of choice."

YPG also stands out at a regional level, having been chosen for the second year running as one of Montreal's Top 15 Employers in a list published by The Gazette and Le Devoir.

With its head office in Montreal, YPG has more than 2,300 employees across Canada. After becoming a publicly traded company in 2003, it has made employee engagement a key focus and has put in place a number of programs to support its commitment to being an employer of choice. The company offers opportunities in sales, marketing, customer service, finance, technology, and numerous other areas.

About Yellow Pages Group

Yellow Pages Group is Canada's largest telephone directories publisher. It publishes annually more than 340 Yellow Pages™ and residential directories. The Company owns and manages Canada's most visited online directories,™ and, as well as™, a network of seven local city sites. Yellow Pages Group is indirectly owned by Yellow Pages Income Fund (TSX:YLO.UN). For more information, visit

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