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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:

“I had to take over care and control of my elder parent. I had numerous appointments which I was able to attend. The managers always checked in on my parent and our wellbeing. This is not just some company—this is a loving family. I can’t wait to come in everyday. I care deeply about this place and all the people I work with.”


“This company allows me to balance work and home life tremendously. Sometimes, due to scheduling conflicts, I’m able to have my daughter come to work with me. Even though there is no childcare facility here, I feel comfortable in knowing the other associates will watch out for her well being. This company is invested in not only my personal interests, but my daughter’s as well. It’s truly a family atmosphere!”

Company Info

HQ Location Woodland, Calif.
Total # of Employees 1,818
Industry Retail

Parental Leave Information

Business days of maternity leave after childbirth 115
Fully-paid business days for maternity leave -
Business days of paternity leave after childbirth 60
Fully-paid business days for paternity leave -
Days of parental leave after child adoption 60
Onsite child care center
Onsite childcare only at HQ? -
Child care cost reimbursement for work travel or working late

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