Top 25 Companies In America With The Best Adoption Benefits ...

Top 25 Companies In America With The Best Adoption Benefits For Their Employees 2014

When it comes to adoption-friendly employers in America, The Wendy’s Company ranked as No. 1, followed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Citizens Financial Group, and HanesBrands, according to the Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption.

The Wendy’s Company provides its employees with up to $25,300 per adoption and 6 weeks of paid adoption leave.

The list of 100 best adoption-friendly work places, is compiled from analysis of companies that give the most financial reimbursement and paid leave for employees who adopt children.

The foundation, set up in 1990 by Wendy’s Founder Dave Thomas who was adopted himself, compiles an annual list since 2007 of the top 100 adoption-friendly work places in the country. There are more than 100,000 children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted.

“We’re honored to be named the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace again this year and proud to provide our employees with important benefits that support the building of families through adoption,” CEO Emil Brolick said.

Mom Cooking with baby girl

List of the top 25 companies in the United States with the best adoption benefits for their employees:

1. The Wendy’s Company, a major fast food chain.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $25,300
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 6

2. Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a multinational pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development and marketing of drugs for use in human medicine.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $25,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 5

3. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. / The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) Americas, a British-owned American bank headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $22,970
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 1

4. HanesBrands, an American clothing company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $20,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 2

5. Barilla America, Inc., a food company.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $16,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 1

6 (tie) Liquidnet Holdings, Inc., a global institutional trading network.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $15,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 2

6 (tie) LSI corporation, an electronics company based in San Jose, California.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $15,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 2

6 (tie) UBM (LLC, TEch, Connect, Inc.)
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $15,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 2

9. Cambridge Family & Children’s Service
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $13,190
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 13

10. Boston Scientific,  a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $13,190
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 6

11 (tie) Bloomberg L.P.,  a privately held financial software, data and media company headquartered in New York City.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $13,190
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 4

11 (tie) Putnam Investments, a privately owned investment management firm founded in 1937 by George Putnam.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $13,190
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 4

13. The Vanguard Group, an American investment management company.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $13,190
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 3

14. Kao USA Inc.,  manufactures and sells skin care and hair care products for women worldwide.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $12,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 8

15. Arnold & Porter LLP, international law firm based in Washington, D.C.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 18

16. Deutsche Bank USA, a global banking and financial services company.

17 (tie) Alston & Bird LLP,  the largest law firm in Atlanta and the forty-third largest in the United States.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 12

17 (tie) BNP Paribas, a bank and financial services company.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 12

17 (tie) JPMorgan Chase & Co., a multinational banking and financial services holding company.

17 (tie) KPMG, one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 12

21 (tie) Time Inc., New York-based publishing company.

21 (tie) Turner Broadcasting System, an American media conglomerate and subsidiary of Time Warner.

23 (tie) Avon Products, Inc., an American international manufacturer and direct selling company in beauty, household, and personal care categories.

23 (tie) Robins & Morton, construction and engineering compan.

25 (tie) American Academy Of Pediatrics, an American professional association of pediatricians, headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 6

25 (tie) American Express, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation.

25 (tie) Capital One Financial Corporation, a bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products

25 (tie) Chesapeake Energy, oil and natural gas company.

25 (tie) Franklin International, manufactures and sells adhesives and sealants for wood furniture, millwork, and engineered-lamination markets worldwide.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 6

25 (tie) Traylor Bros., Inc, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil contractors.
Maximum financial assistance or reimbursement: $10,000
Maximum Weeks of paid leave for adoption: 6

25 (tie) Viacom Media Networks (originally MTV Networks) a division of media conglomerate Viacom.

The complete list of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in the United States:

100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in the United States for 2014

 

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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