The 50 Best Workplaces for Working Parents 2016

Fortune’s first-ever list of the 50 Best Workplaces for Parents highlights companies with flexible scheduling, supportive coworkers, and an emphasis on balance.

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Published together with our partner, Fortune, The Best Workplaces for Parents ranking is based upon feedback 122,482 working parents at Great Place to Work–Certified companies who completed our Trust Index© Employee Survey. Mothers, fathers and their colleagues answered 58 questions about the reality of their day-to-day workplace experience, including organization-wide support for work-life balance, the quality of benefits, the fairness of opportunities for professional development and advancement, and their overall assessment of the quality of their workplace.

To determine the winners, Great Place to Work analyzed how positively mothers and fathers experience their workplace overall, paying special attention to an index of factors where parents tended to have a less positive experience than colleagues without children. Rankings also take into account how favorably parents experience their workplace relative to colleagues without children; as well as the availability and generosity of maternity and paternity leave programs, adoption support and childcare programs. Organizations needed to have at least 50 employees to be considered and are compared to peers of a similar size.

To find out more about how to apply to this and other Best Workplace(TM) lists, visit Great Place to Work.

Fortune’s first-ever list of the 50 Best Workplaces for Parents highlights companies with flexible scheduling, supportive coworkers, and an emphasis on balance. Rankings are determined by employee surveys and other office metrics.    

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Employees say:

“Leadership really wants you to succeed—there is a deep understanding that if you succeed, I succeed, we succeed! The parental leave and benefits are amazing—nearly six months for maternity leave fully paid, 30 days of back-up care, and lots of support for mothers.”


“Deloitte is at the forefront in terms of alternative work locations. We have the technology and, more importantly, support from management to make working remotely a viable option for many of our employees. This allows flexibility to balance work and life. Specifically, I was able to move across the country to live near my father, who is now 80, with the full support of my top line management and no impact on my position with the firm. I now work out of my house most of the time, going in to the local office to connect with colleagues through video conferencing or live.”

Company Info

HQ Location New York City
Total # of Employees 80,631
Industry Professional Services

Parental Leave Information

Business days of maternity leave after childbirth 120
Fully-paid business days for maternity leave 120
Business days of paternity leave after childbirth 80
Fully-paid business days for paternity leave 80
Days of parental leave after child adoption 80
Onsite child care center
Onsite childcare only at HQ? -
Child care cost reimbursement for work travel or working late

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