Kellogg Company Recognized for Supporting Working Mothers, Busy Parents
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kellogg Company is again being recognized by Working Mother magazine for its policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms and busy parents.
Companies are selected for the Working Mother 100 Best Companies honor based on their access to and usage of family-friendly programs, including flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women.
“With thousands of mothers and fathers contributing their time and talent to our company, we encourage flexibility and do our best to support busy families,” said John Bryant, Chairman & CEO, Kellogg Company. “It’s important that our workforce reflects the moms and dads we serve so that we can better understand their needs and deliver foods to nourish their families.”
Kellogg supports family programs that help employees in all areas of their lives – including offering paid maternity and paternity leave, lactation rooms, flexible work arrangements and reimbursement for dependent care while away on business that occurs before or after normal work hours.
“We also encouraged managers to have conversations with employees about what work life means to them and what the company could do to help them be as effective as possible,” said Mark King, Global Head, Diversity & Inclusion, Kellogg Company. “Through an online resource, our employees share stories and enable others to adopt ideas that have proven successful for other moms and dads.”
About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we are driven to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. With 2013 sales of $14.8 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world’s leading cereal company; second largest producer of cookies, crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. Our brands – Kellogg’s®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Kashi®, Cheez-It®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. Through our Breakfasts for Better Days® initiative, we’re providing 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – more than half of which are breakfasts – to children and families in need around the world by the end of 2016. To learn more about Kellogg, visit www.kelloggcompany.com or follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany.
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