Duke Energy in 2017 began offering its employees fully paid parental leave – totaling six weeks – to bolster workfamily balance and help attract and retain highly skilled workers.
The new benefit catapulted Duke Energy to near the front of the pack among the nation’s largest electric utilities, many of which do not offer dedicated paid parental leave.
Under Duke Energy’s new benefit – available to both mothers and fathers – an employee can start the six-week paid leave any time within the first 16 weeks after the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child.
You’ve earned the diploma, said good-bye to teachers and friends and are about to enter the workforce full-time. Getting that first paycheck marks the perfect time to adopt healthy financial habits that will benefit you for the rest of your life.
By Rich Ramassini
Congratulations! You just graduated and are about to embark on an exciting rite of passage: starting your career.
It can be empowering, scary and thrilling all at the same time. You are taking an important step toward financial independence.
However, as they say, with great power comes great responsibility. You will be taking home a regular paycheck and will face many choices when it comes to spending that hard-earned money.
Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s employers based on their adoption benefits. This self-reported list is a way to highlight the organizations in the United States who stand with us in our support of adoption and adoption benefits that allow more and more families to grow through adoption.
One of the top 100 companies of 2017 is Robins & Morton. Founded in 1946, this privately held construction company is one of the largest in the nation.
Best Workplace Award Recognizes Company for Values and Beliefs for the 13th Year
RACINE, Wis., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the 13th year, SC Johnson Italy has been recognized as a Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The organization earned the No. 19 spot in the 2018 ranking for Best Medium-Sized Multinational Companies in the country.
The Marina Bay Sands 2017 Youth Education Award is an annual event that rewards and recognizes the excellent academic performance of Team Members’ children. The award is given out to inspire students to achieve outstanding academic performance. Launched in 2013, the Youth Education Award is an exclusive Team Member benefit that helps Team Members and their families directly.
Get your company recognized for your employee benefits.
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption wants to recognize your company as a 2018 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace.
For 12 years, the Foundation has surveyed the nation’s employers to determine those that offer the best adoption benefits to families looking to expand through foster care adoption, private infant adoption and international adoption.
VMware has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) – a national benchmarking tool on corporate practices and policies related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Fortune 1000 largest publicly traded businesses are invited to participate and rated accordingly.
Biopharma leader celebrates the opening of a new child development center, continuing the company’s strategy to provide an energizing workplace enabling employees to balance work/life to achieve success at work and home
LAWRENCE, N.J., November. 3, 2017 -- Most mornings Jodi Thrasher drops her two pre-school children off at the new, state-of-the-art, Bristol-Myers Squibb Child Development Center in the new campus on Princeton Pike in Lawrence Township, N.J., before reporting to work. Jodi is the Strategy and Operations Lead at the company and knowing her kids are safe, in an onsite learning environment, enables her to focus on her work – helping deliver life-saving and enhancing medicines to patients with serious diseases.