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Children’s Healthcare named a Working Mother 100 Best Co.

by Aldo Nahed

September 20, 2013

ATLANTA — Highlighting the top companies that are paving the way for new moms and families everywhere, Working Mother magazine announced Children's Healthcare of Atlanta as a 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Company. Children's was named to the list due to a variety of positive program offerings, such as flextime hours, telecommuting, paid maternity leave and employee assistance programs.

This is the ninth year that Children's has been recognized by the magazine, which mentioned Children's many women executives across all three hospital locations, health and fitness programs for employee families and benefits for part-time employees.

Children's is recognized alongside only two other organizations in Georgia on the list and appears as the only pediatric hospital in the country to earn this honor. Children's is privileged to be named along with national industry leaders like Colgate-Palmolive, Discovery Communications and Johnson & Johnson.

"We are pleased to be listed as one of Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies," said Linda Matzigkeit, chief administration officer at Children's, who notes that women comprise 83 percent of the workforce at Children's.

"We know how important moms are, and we work hard to provide benefits that allow them to strive for health, wellness and work/life success," Matzigkeit said.