Benefits

P&O Cruises’ Guests Play a Part in Saving One Ni Van Life so That Others Can Be Saved in Health Emergencies

Press Release

July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — When 35-year-old Ni Van paramedic trainee Jerome Sese suffered a heart attack recently, P&O Cruises’ guests played a part in saving his life through their contributions to the guest-funded P&O Pacific Partnership.

With combined support from the Partnership and P&O itself, Jerome is now on the path to a full recovery following cardiac surgery so that he can resume his work with ProMedical Vanuatu providing emergency ambulance care for local communities.

It’s Never Too Late to Be Adoption Friendly

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The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption believes that no matter how families are formed, new parents need time to bond with their children. Through the Foundation’s Adoption-Friendly Workplace program, organizations can find resources to implement adoption-friendly policies.

Each year the Foundation surveys the United States to find the best adoption policies. The 2018 survey just closed, but it’s never too late to become adoption friendly.

Why It's Time to Align Retirement Funds With Sustainability Goals

By: Anya Khalamayzer
Article

In 2017, Bloomberg announced that it was the first U.S. domiciled company to become a U.N. PRI signatory as a corporate pension plan sponsor (it was a signatory since 2009 as a service provider). It took about four to five years to get key decision-makers comfortable including an ESG-themed fund in the lineup, said Lee Ballin, head of sustainable business at Bloomberg, an effort led by the Global Benefits Team to align the investment and retirement committee; senior business leaders; legal counsel; the professional development team and investor and retirement consultants. 

Introducing the Carver Family

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Kendra Carver is an American Express employee, a recent adoptive mother and an advocate for adoption benefits. Here she shares her family's story in a guest blog for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Does Your Company Offer Adoption Benefits? We Want to Celebrate You!

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In just a few days, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption will launch its 2018 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace survey. This survey measures the financial reimbursement given to employees who adopt, paid time off to employees who adopt as well as any benefits given to employees who are foster parents.

The Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace survey encompasses benefits for ALL types of adoptions.

Helping Employees Feel Connected in Large Organizations

By: John LaVeck
Blog

In large organizations, it can be easy for employees to feel a little lost. Among dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of people, employees can lose a sense of individuality, and that can lead to a feeling of disconnection and a lack of engagement at work.

Healthy Paychecks (and Health Checkups That Pay)

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“Our benefits programs are designed to ensure that we are promoting medical, financial, and mental wellness for all of our crewmembers. Our programs like DESTINATION: FAMILY, Healthy Rewards, and our BlueCarpet advocacy service bring the passion back to healthcare. We want our crewmembers to have the advantage that JetBlue encourages a healthy work-life balance.”

—Kristen Brown, Director Benefits, JetBlue

Fatherly Names VMware One of the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads

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At VMware, we believe that family comes first. So, we’re proud to announce that our organization has been named one of the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads by Fatherly, a digital lifestyle guide for young parents.

Quantifying Skills-Based Volunteerism: Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Calculator

Press Release

March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact, a nonprofit that connects corporate employees to high-impact nonprofit organizations through skills-based volunteering engagements, launched the Pro Bono Calculator today.  The Pro Bono Calculator is a tool that supports nonprofit leaders and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals in quantifying the value and estimating the investment of engaging pro bono talent to address nonprofit capacity building

Darden Dimes Helps Employees Weather Storm

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Who you gonna call when a storm rips holes in your roof, topples trees and knocks out your electricity? Not Ghostbusters. Not Superman. Darden Dimes!

Darden’s emergency assistance fund for employees came to the rescue of 27 team members at the Olive Garden in Spokane, WA, after a severe storm flooded homes and knocked out electricity for about 10 days late last year.

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