Becomes One of Six Companies to Reach Milestone Recognition for Programs that Support Working Parents
Submitted by: SC Johnson
Posted: Sep 25, 2018 – 11:23 AM EST
RACINE, Wis., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announces it has been named to Working Mother magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies for the 30th year. Reaching this milestone, the company becomes one of just six global companies and the only Wisconsin-based company to be included on the list 30 times or more. SC Johnson is recognized on this prestigious list by Working Mother magazine for creating programs and benefits that support working parents.
“As a dedicated, single parent myself, I understand the importance of creating a workplace where people can be successful at work and at home,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “SC Johnson is honored to be recognized by Working Mother as one of the best companies for working parents for the 30th time.”
According to the U.S. Department of Labor*, in 2017 more than 71 percent of all mothers with children under age 18 were working or looking for work, increasing the demand for workplaces that go the extra mile to support working moms. SC Johnson provides an array of opportunities and benefits that are competitive in each local marketplace. Among them include its Childcare Learning Center, flexible work schedules, generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave, and a recreational center.
“Each year, we look forward to celebrating the 100 Best Companies and shine a spotlight on the Top 10 Companies for the work they are doing on behalf of working parents and caregivers,” said Subha Barry, president of Working Mother Media. “The programs and policies for working parents created by all of the 100 Best set a standard of excellence, and we applaud them for continuing to innovate and address the needs of this important talent sector.”
Working Mother magazine will showcase the selected companies at this year’s WorkBeyond Summit Oct. 8-9 in New York City. The complete list of the 2018 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.
In addition to this latest award, SC Johnson in 2018 received Best Workplace recognition from the Great Place to Work® Institute in Italy, Venezuela, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Central America, Turkey, Switzerland, Nigeria, India and Brazil, along with regional awards in Europe and Latin America. In 2017, the company received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 132-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corp., publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change, and Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
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