Employee Friendly Workplace

Enhance your company's work-life balance to help attract and retain the best employees 

WHAT IS An EMPLOYEE FRIENDLY WORKPLACE?

The Fox Cities Employee Friendly Workplace is designed to help employers enhance work/life balance at your organization. A collaborative effort between businesses and community organizations and led by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, the program encourages the adoption of additional employee friendly workplace practices and policies. Partners in this initiative include United Way Fox Cities, Child Care Resource & Referral, First Five Fox Valley, and PBS Wisconsin.

WHY SHOULD MY COMPANY APPLY FOR CERTIFICATION?

• Create a supportive work environment that attracts and retains top talent in the region.
• Get a competitive advantage in talent retention and attraction, increasing employee productivity and reducing absenteeism. 
• Adopt policies and practices that foster a supportive work environment. 
• Improve employee engagement and encourages employee loyalty. Developing a positive employer/employee relationship results in success and growth for all.
 

 Resource GUide   GET CERTIFIED   2021 Benefit Survey  CERTIFIED BUSINESSES  Webinar Recording from 11/10/21

         

Other benefits of becoming EFW certified:


ABOUT CERTIFICATION:

There are four levels of certification: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Certification levels are determined by the organization's ratings in four categories:

PAID LEAVE & FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULES

Employee paid leave and schedule flexibility to meet the needs of work and life demands
including; vacation, illness and family illness, healthcare appointments; family care
& other family commitments.

HEALTH & WELLNESS SUPPORT

Employer sponsored healthcare benefits and wellness programs to support and improve
the well-being of the employee and the employee’s family.

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Employer sponsored benefits and programs that support the overall financial wellness of
the employee for the goal of work-life integration.

 

PERKS

Employer offered discretionary benefits often perceived as “unique” incentives.

 

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Questions?

Contact Eric Broten, Director of Business Retention and Expansion at ebroten@foxcitieschamber.com

 


 

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