LifeCare Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Engagement and Work-Life Effectiveness

World at Work Alliance for Work-Life Progress 2016 Seal of Distinction

Jan. 11, 2016 — WASHINGTON, D.C. — WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, is proud to announce that LifeCare has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2016. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness. LifeCare is one of 116 organizations to be honored as a 2016 recipient. On March 9th 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.

“LifeCare is extremely proud to once again be honored with the AWLP Seal of Distinction for exemplifying work-life effectiveness in today’s changing workplace,” said Peter Burki, LifeCare Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. This award means a great deal to us as our mission is to not only help our clients and their employees achieve work-life effectiveness, but also to provide a culture of support that helps our own valued employees and their family members effectively manage personal life needs and life events.”

Begun in 2012, the prestigious 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

“We congratulate our 2016 recipients who represent a wide variety of industries, demonstrating that enhancing employee engagement and work-life effectiveness is a business imperative for organizations of all sizes and strengths. These organizations are the pinnacle of excellence in workplace strategies that enhance employees’ lives,” said Anne Ruddy, president and CEO of WorldatWork. Ruddy added, “By understanding the value of investing in their employees, each organization has taken a critical step toward future business success.”

This year’s recipients represent industries of education, finance, government, health, law, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals – and hail from 30 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. 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.

Here is the complete list of Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction recipients:

1WorldSync National Institutes of Health
A.T. Kearney National Security Agency
ACI Specialty Benefits National Technologies Associates Inc.
Acxiom Corporation NCR Corporation
AgStar Financial Services Nestle Purina PetCare Co.
Alston & Bird LLP Northrop Grumman Corporation
Amplifon USA Northwestern Medicine
Babson College Northwestern University
BASF Corporation Norton Lilly International Inc.
BDO USA LLP Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Becton Dickinson Old National Bancorp
Bon Secours Health System Inc. Oregon State University
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. Otter Products
Brown University Pacific Gas & Electric Company LLC
Bureau of Engraving and Printing Principal Financial Group
Caterpillar Inc. Prologis
Centers for Disease Control and
Children’s Health Redwood Logistics
Cigna Ryan LLC
City of Kansas City, Mo. Sanofi
Daymon Worldwide Saskatchewan Research Council
Dell Inc. SatCom Marketing LLC
Disability Rights Texas Seminole State College of FL
Discovery Communications Sikich LLP
Dow Corning Corporation Sittercity
DRS Technologies Inc. Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Emory University Southwest Research Institute
Explorer Pipeline Staples Canada Inc.
Federal Reserve Board of Governors State Street Corporation
Feeding America Summit Consulting LLC
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. SunGard Public Sector
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow,
Garrett & Dunner LLP
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Foothill Family Texas Instruments
George Mason University The George Washington University
Gwinnett County Government The Karis Group
Hawaii National Bank The School District of Lee County
Herman Miller The Standard
Hill+Knowlton Strategies U.S. The Villages of Indiana
Humana Inc. The YMCA of Greater Rochester
IAC Applications Toshiba Medical Research Institute USA
Johns Hopkins University & Health
U.S. Department of Agriculture
KGA Inc. UA Life & Work Connections, University of
KPMG LLP University of Calgary
LAMMICO University of California Davis
Life & Specialty Ventures/USAble Life University of California, San Diego
LifeCare Inc. University of Michigan
Lloyd’s Register Americas University of Pennsylvania
Marriott International University of Rhode Island
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital UOM Faculty Physicians Inc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vectren Corporation
MasterCard Vencore
Mecklenburg EMS Agency Veterans United Home Loans
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Virgin Pulse
MetLife Walgreens
Monsanto WE Communications
Mountain America Credit Union Wells Enterprises
MVP Health Care WellStar Health System
National Futures Association Yale University

About LifeCare
LifeCare provides employer-sponsored work-life benefits to 61,000 clients, including Fortune 500 companies and large branches of the federal government, representing 100 million members nationwide. In addition to child and backup care solutions, LifeCare also provides a full suite of work-life solutions that save members time with personal life needs such as: elder care, legal and financial issues, health and everyday responsibilities. LifeCare also operates LifeMart, an online discount shopping website, that provides real savings on everyday products and needs. Headquartered in Shelton, CT, LifeCare can be found online at, on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

About WorldatWork®
The Total Rewards Association

WorldatWork ( is a nonprofit human resources association for professionals and organizations focused on total rewards strategies. Comprehensive total rewards strategies are designed to attract, motivate, engage and retain a productive workforce and ultimately, enhance organizational results.

Professionals engaged in compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness and total rewards turn to WorldatWork as their leading professional association. WorldatWork and its affiliates provide comprehensive education, certification, research, advocacy and community for members and the broader total rewards community. WorldatWork has more than 70,000 members and subscribers worldwide; over 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ a WorldatWork member.

Founded in 1955, WorldatWork is affiliated with more than 70 local human resources associations and has offices in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Washington, D.C.

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