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September 16, 2014

Freddie Mac: 'Top 100' for Working Moms

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Alethia, Freddie Mac Working Mother of the Year and HR Business Partner/Senior Director, with her son
Alethia, Freddie Mac Working Mother of the Year and HR Business Partner/Senior Director, with her son

Working Mother magazine today named Freddie Mac one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies.

The companies were recognized for their outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs.

Carol Evans, president, Working Mother Media said, "The Working Mother 100 Best Companies are the leaders in the advancement of women by supporting their need to integrate family and work successfully. We are thrilled to honor the U.S. companies that put words into action and build family-friendly cultures on the foundation of thoughtful policies and effective programs. Women now make up 50% of our workforce. We need to make sure they have the support to be outstanding moms as well as great employees."

Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother Media, noted, "In its 29th year, the Working Mother 100 Best Companies are a powerful reminder of how great companies can and do create supportive workplaces for their employees. All employers would do well to follow their lead if they want to attract and retain top talent."

The complete list of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

In October, the magazine will also honor the companies' working mothers of the year, including Alethia, Freddie Mac's HR Business Partner and Senior Director, who recently helped launch a new Freddie Mac employee resource group for working parents.

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