Working Mother magazine today named CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) as one of the 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its commitment to progressive workplace programs, including child care, flexibility, advancement and paid family leave.
The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com. Also this year, in honor of the 100 Best Companies, Working Mother has declared October 15 th as the first annual National Flex Day to encourage support for workplace flexibility.
“We are honored to once again be recognized on Working Mother’s list of 100 Best Companies,” said Beth Conway, vice president, Human Resources, CA Technologies. “Creating a diverse workplace that considers its employees’ work-life balance is the foundation of our corporate culture. We have an environment that fosters collaboration, flexibility and opportunity. Our employees, specifically working moms, know that they have the flexibility to be there for their families. That translates into happy and loyal employees – and ultimately smart business.”
CA Technologies offers a wide-array of work-life options for all of its employees. For mothers and moms-to-be it offers a variety of programs such as Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies maternity program, designed to help mother and child stay healthy during pregnancy; subsidized onsite Montessori-certified Children’s Centers; adoption assistance program; flexibility in work schedule or full time telecommuting; and private, on-site nursing rooms for new moms.Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media, says, “Now in its 28 th year, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies are leaders in building initiatives that truly support all employees. They are the vanguard of successful companies, with modern policies for American families. That’s why we are launching National Flex Day on October 15. It’s time for employees and their companies to step out from the shadows and embrace workplace flexibility as a core business strategy that will enable them to compete and succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy.” Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother Media, states, “We have made workplace flexibility our platform to heighten the message that as many as 30 million Americans work from home at least one day a week and yet it is the most misunderstood workplace practice in our culture. Not only do all of Working Mother 100 Best Companies offer flex to their employees, they understand what a positive influence it has had on productivity, morale and motivation.”