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WorldatWork Announces the Recipients of the Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award

116 Global Organizations Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Engagement and Work-Life Effectiveness

Jan. 11, 2016 — WASHINGTON, D.C. — WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, is proud to announce the recipients of the Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award. The award is designed to identify organizations leading the change in today’s global workplace by creating and implementing successful work-life programs and policies. This year, the prestigious business award shines the spotlight on 116 employers honoring their approach to employee engagement and their commitment to the well-being of their workforce.

On March 9, a Gala Awards Dinner will be held at the WorldatWork 2016 Future of Work Forum in New Orleans to celebrate all Seal of Distinction honorees.

“This year, WorldatWork is honored to recognize a diverse group of organizations who are demonstrating that employee engagement and work-life effectiveness is a business imperative for organizations large and small. By understanding the value of investing in their employees, each organization has taken a critical step toward future business success,” said Anne Ruddy, president and CEO of WorldatWork.

Created in 2012, the Seal of Distinction measures the overall strength of organizations’ work-life portfolio and success in creating positive work environments. Applicants are evaluated on work-life programs, policies and practices that meet the needs and challenges facing employees today.

  • Caring for dependents
  • Flexibility
  • Paid and unpaid time off
  • Workforce experience and engagement
  • Health and wellness
  • Financial support and education
  • Community involvement

This year’s recipients represent industries of education, finance, government, health, law, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals and hail from 30 states and the District of Columbia. The 2016 list includes 49 new companies and shows 67 companies returning to the list from previous years. In addition, 53 organizations have workplaces outside of the United States.

To see the full press release and list of companies honored with this award, click here.

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