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VMware Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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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.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Opens New Child Development Center in Lawrence, N.J.

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
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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.

Monsanto Makes the Adoption Experience Easier for Employees

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks Top 100 employers annually
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Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces.

Throughout November, National Adoption Month, we are sharing the adoption stories from our top adoption-friendly partners. This year Monsanto was 71st on the list and shared one employee’s adoption journey.

Anik is a scientist for Monsanto and told the Foundation that Monsanto’s benefits made the entire journey easier.

The Vanguard Group Adoption Policies Benefit Employees Looking to Grow Their Family

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks Top 100 employers annually
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Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks the nation’s Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces.

Throughout November, National Adoption Month, we are sharing the adoption stories from our top adoption-friendly partners. This year The Vanguard Group was 18th on the list and shared one employee’s adoption journey.

Mark Stevens and his wife were able to adopt twice because of the Vanugard adoption policies.

Capital One Jumps 30 Spots in Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace Ranking

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks Top 100 employers annually
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Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recognizes the nation’s employers that offer the best adoption benefits to employees.

This year, Capital One jumped 30 spots on the list to take over as the #2 company in the country. Today we share the story they submitted from a family grateful for the benefits that allowed them to expand their family.

After an 11-year journey, in 2016 Jeff Fulford, Compliance Advisor Senior Manager, and his wife adopted daughters, Anna and Fei-Fei, from China.

Duke Energy Work From Home Program Benefits Customers, Employees

Mike Weatherspoon can respond quickly to customer calls from his new home office
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Mike Weatherspoon didn’t create his Duke Room for watching Duke University Blue Devils basketball. It’s for taking calls as a senior customer service virtual care specialist at Duke Energy. 

“Some people have man caves,” he said, “but I have a Duke Room.”

Weatherspoon, known to his co-workers as Mike Spoon, was one of the first customer service specialists in Charlotte to participate in a Virtual Customer Care Program where employees are based at home. This work-from-home setup is benefiting employees who enjoy a reduced commute, but it also helps customers.

Working Mother Magazine Names Astellas among 100 Best Companies in the U.S. Across All Industries

Astellas ranked in recognition of its commitment and support for working mothers
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Astellas was named one of the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its commitment to establishing a corporate culture supportive of working moms and their families. The 100 Best Companies will be featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

American Express ranked #1 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace

Annual list recognizes the top 100 U.S. companies
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The complete Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace list can be viewed here. The Foundation also recognizes employers by size, industry, best leave and foster care benefits. The 2018 survey will open in January.

Last Chance to Participate in Nationwide Workplace Giving, CSR, Corporate Philanthropy Study

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Snapshot 2017, the latest in America’s Charities’ research series on employee giving and engagement trends, closes this Sunday, April 30. If you are interested in participating in this year’s groundbreaking research and advancing the field of employee giving and engagement, CSR, and corporate philanthropy, the time to act is now!

1 Employee Benefit That Will Give Your Company a Competitive Edge

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Since the Industrial Revolution, companies have offered employee benefits and perks to compete for and retain top talent. Common employee benefits that companies offer (and employees expect) include, health insurance, retirement plans, stock options, and paid leave.

But there’s one employee benefit that could really give employers a competitive edge that few companies are leveraging: employee giving programs.

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