Three Universities Among 100 Best Employers of Working Mothers

Working Mother magazine recently published its list of the “100 Best Companies” in the nation for working mothers. The employers were recognized for providing family-friendly benefits and programs. There are three universities on this year’s list of best employers.

Yale University was included due to a high level of women in senior management positions. Also Yale’s has five on-site daycare centers on campus. In addition, Yale funds 40 hours of backup child care for its employees per year, has locations on campus for nursing mothers, and has several healthcare and wellness programs for women and their families.

The University of Buffalo gives 28 weeks of time-off to parents who have a new child. The university’s daycare facilities offer free formula and lactation rooms for working mothers. Nearly half of the university’s managers and executives are women.

Cornell University offers employees free tuition to undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees’ children get 50 percent off tuition if they attend Cornell and are reimbursed for 30 percent of tuition if they attend other colleges and universities.

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