IBM Named To Working Mother's 100 Best Companies List For 30th Consecutive Year


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ARMONK, New York - 21 Sep 2015: IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been named to Working Mother's 100 Best Companies list for the 30th consecutive year. IBM is one of only two companies listed since the initiative launched.

IBM was awarded for outstanding leadership in work life policies and programs that support families such as flexible work schedules, paid parental leave, child care support, and leadership training and opportunities for women. The honor coincides with Working Mother's 30th year measuring companies on their benefits for working families. Johnson & Johnson is the other company included in the Working Mother 100 Best Companies list for 30 consecutive years.

According to Diane Gherson, IBM Senior Vice President of Human Resources, "IBM has long been at the forefront of  progressive programs for working mothers. We introduced paid family leave in the 1950s, flexible work options in the 1980s and this month, a concierge-like milk delivery service for nursing mothers. All of these efforts are part of IBM’s commitment to offering a workplace where IBMers can thrive personally and professionally. We are honored to have been recognized by Working Mothers magazine for the 30th consecutive year.”

A full list of the 2015 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers can be found on www.workingmother.com

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media, a division of Bonnier Corporation, is the publisher of Working Mother magazine, and the Working Mother Research Institute. The National Association for Female Executives, Diversity Best Practices is also a unit within WMM. Working Mother Media’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

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