CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2016 awarded by WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority. According to WorldatWork, "The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness."
Feeding America is one of 116 organizations to be honored as a 2016 recipient.
"We are truly honored to be recognized by WorldatWork with its prestigious Work-Life Seal of Distinction. At Feeding America, it is our goal to solve hunger. However, we know that in order to help provide for the more than 46 million Americans we serve, we need to invest in our employees. That is why we strive to create a culture that fosters employees' personal and professional growth. By promoting work-life balance and offering generous benefits, Feeding America gives employees the space and support they need to enjoy life – while inspiring innovation and increased efficiencies at work as well," said Diana Aviv, CEO of Feeding America. "We are honored to be recognized as an organization that enhances the lives of our employees as we work to fulfill our mission to feed Americans in need and engage our country in the fight to end hunger."
"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."
Begun in 2012, the 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.
The Total Rewards Association
WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) 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.
About Feeding America
Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
SOURCE Feeding America