FEATURE/At-Work Breastfeeding Programs Common Among '100 Best Companies for Working Mothers Press Release Source: LifeCare Inc.
WESTPORT, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2002--Ninety-nine percent of the "100 Best" companies distinguished last week by Working Mother magazine have a workplace lactation program, compared to 19 percent of all companies nationwide, according to Carol Evans, CEO, Working Mother Media.
Evans revealed the statistic last week at a workplace breastfeeding forum in New York City where she was a keynote speaker. LifeCare?, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive work and life employee benefits services, sponsored the forum. [Intriguing statistic, might be useful when trying to convince your employer to offer similar benefits. - JC]