September 8, 1998 |
Managers at Texas Instruments will soon begin taking a class on making decisions based not only on business needs but also on workers' needs. The effort is part of a growing realization by corporate America that to be family-friendly, a company can't just set up programs on paper and wait for employees to sign up. Reflecting this growing shift, Working Mother magazine has changed the way it compiles its annual list--published today in its October issue--of the best companies for working moms.
September 25, 1997 |
Rockwell International Corp. won kudos from Working Mother magazine, thanks to programs like one-day dry-cleaning and laundry services for Seal Beach workers and day care for 250 kids in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Other Southern California companies on the magazine's Top 100 list were Mattel Inc. in El Segundo, Seagram Co.'s Universal Studios unit in Universal City, Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks, and Patagonia Inc. in Ventura. The companies weren't ranked.
September 12, 1997 |
At least one corner of Tinseltown is helping reel life adapt to real life. For the first time, a major Hollywood studio, Universal Studios, has made Working Mother magazine's prestigious list of the best 100 companies to work for. The number of Wall Street firms on the 12th annual list, released Thursday, doubled to four from last year--another sign of the growing influence of work-family concerns in industries once overwhelmingly dominated by men.
September 18, 1996 |
The bulls and bears are starting to welcome the kids. For the first time, two Wall Street firms--Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust--made the Working Mother list of the best 100 companies. The 11th annual survey by Working Mother magazine also found greater use of flexible work schedules, a wider recognition of the child-care needs of employees working at branch offices and expanded leave benefits for new fathers and adoptive parents.
July 21, 1996 |
In the universe of child care, California is a star, according to Working Mother magazine. In fact, California tops the list of the 10 best states for child care in Working Mother's state-by-state survey, featured in the June issue of the New York-based magazine. OK, so it's an alphabetical list and the CA of California gives it listing rights over the CO of Colorado.
November 14, 1995 |
Moorpark's G.T. Water Products Inc., selected eight times for Working Mother magazine's annual list of the top 100 companies for mothers, will open enrollment at its on-site school to the general public, beginning Thursday. Since its inception in 1987, the K-12 school has been solely for the children of employees. There are currently six children enrolled, but officials said they hope to increase the number to about 20.