54 Organizations Earn 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) is proud to announce the organizations that have earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2013. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness. This year, 54 honorees were selected, representing organizations from across the country from a variety of industries. 2013 Seal of Distinction awardees will be honored at the Work-Life Awards Gala at the AWLP Work-Life Forum in Baltimore, Md., on Feb. 28, 2013.

"This second administration of the AWLP Work-Life Seal of Distinction represents more than a doubling of the number of employers who have successfully demonstrated leadership in workplace strategies and practices," said Kathie Lingle, WLCP, executive director, WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress. "The growing response to our challenge for change is evidence that organizations everywhere realize that enterprise success in this century requires new ways of thinking, managing and working."

Applicants were evaluated based on the breadth and depth of their work-life portfolio, and had to provide evidence of their support in areas spanning dependent care, health and wellness, workplace flexibility, financial support, paid and unpaid time off, community involvement and efforts to transform organizational culture.

The 2013 AWLP Work-Life Seal of Distinction recipients include:

Arizona State University

Arizona

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.)

New Jersey

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

North Carolina

BPO Elks of the USA

Illinois

Bright Horizons

Massachusetts

Care.com

Massachusetts

Caterpillar Building Construction Products Division

North Carolina

City of Olathe

Kansas

Dow Corning

Michigan

Emory University

Georgia

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.

New Jersey

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Washington, D.C.

First Insurance Company of Hawaii

Hawaii

G5

Oregon

George Mason University

Virginia

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

Hill Holliday

Massachusetts

Invertix Corp.

Virginia

Johns Hopkins Institutions

Maryland

Johnson & Johnson

New Jersey

KPMG LLP

New Jersey

LifeCare Inc.

Connecticut

Marriott International

Washington, D.C.

Mecklenburg EMS Agency

North Carolina

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York

MetLife Inc.

New York

Monsanto Co.

Missouri

National Security Agency

Maryland

Northrop Grumman Corp.

Virginia

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

Illinois

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

California

Old National Bank

Indiana

Open Solutions Inc.

Connecticut

Paul Hastings LLP

California

PCL Construction

Colorado

Pearson

New Jersey

Raytheon

Massachusetts

Ryan LLC

Texas

S&T Bank

Pennsylvania

SatCom Marketing LLC

Minnesota

Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers

Virginia

SitterCity

Illinois

SunGard Public Sector

Florida

Texas Instruments

Texas

TIAA-CREF

New York

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington, D.C.

University at Buffalo

New York

University of Arizona

Arizona

University of California, Davis

California

Veterans United Home Loans

Missouri

WellStar Health System

Georgia

Workplace Options Group

North Carolina

Yale University

Connecticut

For more information, visit http://www.awlp.org/awlp/seal/index.html.

About WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress®

WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress advances work-life as part of an integrated total rewards strategy. This alliance defines and acknowledges best practices and innovation, facilitates dialogue and elevates work-life thought leadership. Each year, the alliance leads a national awareness initiative celebrating October as National Work & Family Month. Recognizing that work-life encompasses a wide array of programs, the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals established the Work-Life Certified Professional (WLCP®) designation in 2007.

Contact: Marcia G. Rhodes, (480) 304-6885, marcia.rhodes@worldatwork.org

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