ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC announced today that the Washington Business Journal named it as one of the Washington, D.C. metro region's healthiest employers in a region-wide competition held in collaboration with Healthiest Employer LLC. The publication's award, which was presented last week, was based on the aggregate of 27 different employer-provided company benefits that promote a healthy lifestyle. ARC placed fifth in a field of 25 entrants in the 100-499 employees category.
Among the wellness programs offered to ARC employees are annual biometric screenings and health risk assessments, wellness seminars, access to dietitians and personal trainers, as well as incentives for meeting health goals. In addition, ARC offers employees the opportunity to decrease the cost of their health insurance premiums by participating in the wellness program and by meeting certain health criteria.
"We are very proud to be recognized as one of the area's top employers who encourage and promote healthy living by our employees," said ARC Human Resources Department's Tanya Nass, who leads the company's health-conscience efforts. "ARC is extremely committed to the wellness initiative and to providing the tools and resources to help our employees be successful in their wellness goals. This honor, bestowed by the Washington Business Journal, is a validation of our efforts."
As the financial backbone of the U.S. travel industry, ARC enables commerce among travel agencies, airlines, and travel suppliers, and offers them secure and accurate financial settlement services. More than 15,000 travel agencies and 190 airlines use the company's transaction settlement services that, in 2010, totaled more than $77 billion in value. ARC also supplies transactional data to organizations, facilitating better business decisions through fact-based market analyses. Established in 1984, ARC is headquartered in Arlington, Va. For more information, visit www.arccorp.com
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