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2009-09-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Ernst & Young LLP (EY) has been ranked among the top 10 on Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies list. Despite a tough economic climate, Ernst & Young LLP and the other winning companies are leading the way in pioneering programs that support families by offering flexible work arrangements, on-site lactation and extended parental leaves. Some of the many benefits and supports that Ernst & Young LLP...

2009-09-23 09:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Northern Trust for the 18th time to its Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. Northern Trust is recognized for its continued support of family-friendly policies and employee services. Some of Northern Trust's benefits include adoption assistance, paid paternity and adoption leave, back-up child and adult care leave, and a Family Assistance Program that helps employees with a broad range of life-management...

2009-09-22 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes, an organization focused on improving the health of babies, was the only national nonprofit advocacy organization named to the 2009 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. "Our mission is healthy pregnancies and healthy babies, and our benefits and policies are designed to give our employees the best chance for a healthy baby," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes. "The fact that a...

2009-09-21 23:01:00

Report presents findings by wage level and gender and finds effective workplaces contribute to positive health; NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the midst of the most vigorous national health care debate in 15 years, and at a time of heightened economic insecurity, new data on employers show that the health of employed American workers is trending downward in a number of important areas. The State of Health in the American Workforce, a report released today by the Families...

2009-09-21 09:43:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Presagia, provider of software solutions for integrated absence & disability management, today announced the release of its ADA Toolkit, which will facilitate employers' efforts to comply with complex and overlapping FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations. Presagia's ADA Toolkit will supplement Presagia's Leave Management solution, which enables customers to implement streamlined leave processes based...

2009-07-09 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today applauded Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jim Webb (D-VA), Sue Collins (R-ME), Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Kit Bond (R-MO) for introducing the Airline Flight Crew Family and Medical Leave Act. The legislation would clarify the intent of the original Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and finally provide all flight attendants equal coverage under this statute as was intended....

2009-06-30 14:08:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) has established a new clinical consultation service for its workers' compensation claims administration clients as an optional program enhancement. The telephonic nurse triage service makes qualified medical guidance readily available to workers who suffer occupational injuries, no matter when or where the incident occurs. The Sedgwick CMS clinical consultation program benefits employers,...

2009-06-29 07:00:00

MONTREAL, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Presagia, an innovator of web-based software solutions for integrated absence & disability management, today announced the launch of "Presagia AtWork - Leave Management", the latest in Presagia's suite of integrated absence and disability solutions. This new technology delivers FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) workflow automation and decision support, and includes recently updated model U.S. Department of Labor FMLA forms as well as template letters...

2009-06-04 19:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for passing this evening HR 626, the Paid Parental Leave Act sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-14-NY). "Passage of a Paid Parental Leave bill is a top legislative priority of FEW's," stated Sue Webster, FEW's National President. "This measure will greatly help attract and retain younger workers to the federal government to take the positions of the vast numbers of retirees expected to...

2009-05-28 07:05:00

Lost productivity for depression sufferers is a considerable and largely undetected problem SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees disabled by depression are away from work significantly longer than other employees on disability leave according to new research by the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute. The true lost-time costs of these cases -- including disability payments and lost productivity -- are 2-1/2 times the costs of medical care and pharmacy benefits...


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