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WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification

WITC-New Richmond Earns

Family Friendly Workplace Certification

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College recently received Gold Level certification as a Family Friendly Workplace from the United Way St. Croix Valleys Success by 6 initiative. This certification recognizes businesses that actively invest in programs and practices that support employees and their families.

The family friendly practices Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College was recognized for included 75 - 99% employer-paid family health insurance coverage; three weeks or more of paid leave for full-time employees and employer-approved variable day or variable week work schedule for hourly and salaried employees.

"WITC continually works hard to put policies and practices into place to make WITC a great place to work." said Christy Kobernick, Development and Retention Manager. "In a time of great opportunity for job seekers, it is a benefit to have an outside unbiased agency review our policies and practices and award WITC with the Gold Level of Family Friendly Workplace Certification."

Family Friendly Workplace is a program of United Way St. Croix Valleys Success by 6, developed specifically for employers in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties. Businesses can achieve certification by earning points for family friendly practices. There are three certification levels, bronze, silver and gold. Certification fees paid by the business support educational programs and service delivery for early childhood development.

For more information on Family Friendly Workplace certification go to FamilyFriendlyWorkplace.org.

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