PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has once again been named a Top 50 employer for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine.
"We are honored to be named a Top 50 employer for people with disabilities for the third consecutive year," said Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Aramark. "We are grateful for the valuable contributions of our disabled team members and will continue to provide them with a positive, encouraging environment where they can thrive and succeed."
CAREERS & the disABLED is the only national career recruitment publication for people with disabilities in the United States. The magazine surveys readers who select the top companies in the country for which they would most prefer to work or believe provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities.
Aramark is a proud partner with several leading organizations that support disability inclusion and development, including Bridges From School to Work, a program of the Marriott Foundation dedicated to transforming the lives of young adults with disabilities by assisting them in finding fulfilling work.
In addition, the company partners with the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), a national non-profit that helps business derive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. The USBLN® serves as the collective voice of nearly 50 Business Leadership Network affiliates across the United States, representing over 5,000 businesses.
Aramark's diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by other notable organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, Diversity Inc., BLACK ENTERPRISE, and LATINO magazines.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, rated number one among Diversified Outsourcing Companies, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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