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City Named a Top Workplace

City Named a Top Workplace

The City of Allentown has been selected as one of The Top Workplaces in the Lehigh Valley!

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. They teamed with The Morning Call newspaper to reveal the top 30 workplaces from across the Lehigh Valley last night at a dinner at the newly opened Renaissance Allentown Hotel attended by more than 200 persons. The city was selected as one of the top five large employers in the region defined as having more than 500 employees. The 30 award winning companies employ nearly 13,000 people in the region.

David Erdman, editor of The Morning Call, called the survey "an unvarnished view directly from the employees."  Denise LaRue of Workplace Dynamics said, "you can't buy an achievement, you must earn it."

WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employers in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.

“I am extremely proud to have the city recognized as a top workplace,” said Mayor Ed Pawlowski. “Municipal government is required to take on a large variety of tasks that make Allentown a great place to live, work and play. Some of that work, by police, fire and public works for instance, is visible to the general public every day, but many of our residents will go years without ever coming to City Hall or other offices where a lot of work is done on their behalf. I am grateful that our employees see the city as a great place to work and shared their views with WorkplaceDynamics.”

The Morning Call published the complete list of Top Workplaces in today’s edition.

For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and Workplace Dynamics, please visit and


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