WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress Announces 2015 Seal of Distinction Award Recipients

LifeCare, Inc. Recognized for Outstanding Work-Life Program

World at Work Alliance for Work-Life Progress 2015 Seal of Distinction

WASHINGTON, D.C. — WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) is proud to announce that LifeCare, Inc. has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2015. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness. LifeCare is one of the 77 to be honored March 18 at the Gala Awards Dinner at the WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress 2015 Future of Work Forum in Nashville.

“We are honored to be named a 2015 Seal of Distinction winner,” said Peter Burki, LifeCare Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. At LifeCare we are committed to helping our members achieve success both at work and at home and we look forward to continuing to support our members’ and their families’ work-life goals.”

Begun in 2012, the AWLP Seal of Distinction assesses the seven categories of work-life effectiveness that comprise a best-in-class work-life portfolio in today’s workplace:

  • Caring for dependents
  • Health and wellness
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Financial support for economic security
  • Paid and unpaid time off
  • Community involvement
  • Transforming organizational cultural.

“This year’s Work-Life Seal of Distinction honorees are an exceptional group of innovative leaders that strive to create a company culture that encourages work-life balance,” said Anne Ruddy, CCP, president and CEO of WorldatWork and executive director of AWLP. “We have several companies reappearing from last year’s list and we recognize those employers for their continued support in shaping our workplace with strategies and practices that enable employees to achieve success both at work and home.”

This year’s recipients represent a variety of industries – including education, finance, government, health, law, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals – and hail from 25 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The 2015 list includes 28 new companies and shows 49 companies returning to the list from previous years. In addition, four companies with international headquarters are winners: BASF, Germany; Pearson, United Kingdom; Sanofi, France; and Takeda, Japan.

Here is the complete list of 2015 Seal of Distinction winners:

1WorldSync National Security Agency
A.T. Kearney Northrop Grumman Corporation
ACI Specialty Benefits Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Acxiom Corporation Northwestern University
AgStar Financial Services Old National Bancorp
Alston & Bird LLP O’Melveny & Myers LLP
BASF Oregon State University
BDO USA LLP Paul Hastings
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Pearson
Board of Governors Principal Financial Group
Bon Secours Health System Inc. Ryan LLC
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Sanofi US
Brown University SatCom Marketing LLC
Brownells Inc. Sittercity
Bureau of Engraving & Printing Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Cargill Southwest Research Institute
Caterpillar Inc. Building Construction Products Division Stanford University
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention State Street Corporation
Children’s Health System of Texas SunGard Public Sector
Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP Inc.) Summit Consulting LLC
Discovery Communications Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Dow Corning Texas Instruments
DSR Technologies The George Washington University
Dyn The YMCA of Greater Rochester
Emory University U.S. Department of Agriculture
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. University of Buffalo
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP University of Arizona Life & Work Connections
George Mason University University of Calgary
Hawaii National Bank University of California Davis
Herman Miller University of California San Diego
Johns Hopkins University and Health System University of Michigan
KPMG LLP University of Rhode Island
LifeCare Inc. Veterans United Home Loans
Marriott International Waggener Edstrom Communications
Mecklenburg EMS Agency Wells Enterprises
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Wellstar Health System
MetLife Workplace Options
Monsanto Yale University
National Institutes of Health

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