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“Lighten the Mental Load” Webinar Offers Employers Strategies to Support Working Parents

In partnership with Employee Benefit News, Bright Horizons Family Solutions Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Michelle Kang and Vice President of Workforce Consulting Jennifer Vera recently co-led a webinar for more than 75 participants representing a range of industries that reviewed new findings on the true, measurable impact of “mental load” for employees and explored strategies that employers can use to help ease the mental load.

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Caring for Sick Kids While Working Parents Care for Patients

When the children of WellStar Kennestone Hospital employees are too sick to go to school or their regular child care center – The Learning Academy – there’s now a new option that doesn’t require mom or dad to take a day off from work.  As of December 2017, families can now take advantage of The WellBee Place – a six-bed room staffed with a team of hospital nurses and two full-time Bright Horizons teachers.

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New Study Shows the Lasting Impact of Tuition Assistance

EdAssist®, a division of Bright Horizons Family Solutions® (NYSE:BFAM), released new data today that shows the impact that education assistance programs have on employee engagement, career outcomes, and employee loyalty.

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New Research Shows the “Mental Load” is Real and Significantly Impacts Working Mothers Both at Home and Work

The fourth annual report in the Modern Family Index (MFI) series, commissioned by Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, shows that the concept popularly known as “Mental Load” is real and measurable.

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity by FORTUNE

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE: BFAM) has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity by FORTUNE. The ranking considered more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations in a wide range of industries across the U.S. Bright Horizons is the only child care organization on the list.

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Bright Horizons Helps Launch Employer Guide on Student Loan Repayment Assistance with Massachusetts Working Group

The Massachusetts Student Debt Working Group, an initiative created by the Massachusetts Attorney General and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, along with Bright Horizons and other representatives from area public and private institutions – released the “Student Debt Loan Repayment Employer Guide.”

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Bright Horizons Joins Massachusetts Working Group to Address the Student Loan Crisis

This month, the Massachusetts Student Debt Working Group, an initiative launched by Attorney General Maura Healey and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce CEO Jim Rooney, along with representatives from a number of public and private institutions – including Bright Horizons – issued a report with recommendations on how to address the student debt crisis impacting the state.

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Bright Horizons Named to Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work List

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has been named one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe for the 10th consecutive year. This recognition underscores the strong culture that Bright Horizons employees have built and have been committed to since the company’s founding 31 years ago.

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Bright Horizons Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Bright Horizons Family Solutions® has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Bright Horizons joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

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Bright Horizons Women Executives at Working Mother Media’s WorkBeyond Summit

On October 23 and 24, three women executives from Bright Horizons Family Solutions joined leaders from companies across the country to focus on work/life balance, shaping workplace culture, and current trends and policies related to retaining top talent.

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