September 22, 2019
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Downeast Credit Union receives 2019 ‘Best Places to Work in Maine’ designation

Community Author: Kristie Libby
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Downeast Credit Union | Contributed
Downeast Credit Union | Contributed
Downeast Credit Union is being recognized for its outstanding workplace environment; for the third year in a row, they have received the 2019 Best Places to Work in Maine designation. Pictured are the credit union team and Board members accepting their 3rd place award at the 2018 Awards Night in Augusta (l to r) Lisa P., Carol H., Bette T., Mason P., Dianna F., Gary C., Joe M., Joseph M., Tonia L., Melanie M., Stacy J., Donna C., Kristie L., and Bob P.

BAILEYVILLE – Downeast Credit Union is pleased to have achieved recognition as one of Maine’s Best Places to Work for 2019.

For the third year in a row, the credit union is proud to have been selected as a premier place to work in Maine. This year, the credit union is one of 48 employers to be honored in the mid-sized business category (50-249 employees), and one of 100 total organizations to be recognized across the state. Last year, it ranked 3rd overall in the mid-sized category and awaits its 2019 ranking which will be announced on Oct. 2.

Best Places to Work is a statewide program that gathers information from employee satisfaction surveys, benefits and workplace policies. Team members noted some of their favorite workplace activities include: giving back to community causes, paid 3-day weekends, healthy snacks in the breakroom, bonus program and professional development program.

“We take a lot of pride in being named Best Places to Work for the third year in a row,” said president/CEO Joe Moses. “This recognition shows that our team members are truly satisfied with Downeast. Our Board and Senior Management teams help drive our corporate culture and instill a workplace environment that prioritizes a work-life balance, incorporates fun, and provides the ability to give back through donations and volunteerism to causes that our staff has a passion for.”