ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits and HR software, has been designated as a Best Workplace for Commuters by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
"Along with providing a stimulating and rewarding work experience for our employees inside the office, it is important for us to also give them opportunities to have a stress-free and environmentally-friendly commute and offer productive telecommuting options," said Jagdish Chugani, VP of Human Resources at PlanSource.
Best Workplaces for Commuters, a partnership program designed to cut traffic congestion and traffic-related air pollution, recognizes employers that provide environmentally sound commuter benefits to employees. Employers that meet the National Standard of Excellence in commuter benefits—a standard created by the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—are eligible to be on the list of Best Workplaces for Commuters.
An array of benefits for environmentally-friendly and cost-effective commuting
PlanSource offers an array of benefits that help employees pursue environmentally-friendly and cost-effective commuting in Orlando and Salt Lake City. As part of the company's comprehensive commuter benefits program, PlanSource offers paid parking and transportation reimbursement as well as other benefits, including:
- Telecommuting options that reduce the number of employees making a daily commute.
- Showers and changing facilities, so employees who ride their bike or walk to the office can freshen up before work.
- Healthy initiatives to encourage and increase walking and bicycling.
- Office locations easily accessible to major public transportation.
- Emergency ride home service in partnership with reThink Your Commute.
"It's great having more options for my commute," said Randy See, Software QA Specialist at PlanSource. "The shuttle and other services PlanSource offers have saved me a lot of time and they are keeping yet another car off the busy streets of Orlando."
Best Workplaces for Commuters is a public-private partnership developed by the EPA and DOT. EPA and DOT have established a voluntary National Standard of Excellence for employer-provided commuter benefits. The program challenges employers across the country to voluntarily meet the National Standard of Excellence. Learn more at www.bestworkplaces.org.
PlanSource is a technology company driven to create a better benefits and HR experience for employers and their employees. By offering flexible and intuitive software for benefits administration, insurance exchanges and human capital management, PlanSource's complete cloud-based technology helps nearly 10,000 employers and 3.5 million consumers with benefits shopping, enrollment, billing, compliance and administration. Learn more at www.plansource.com.
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