Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards Honor 16 Employers

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More than a dozen Arkansas employers were recognized on Tuesday (May 15) at the 10th annual Governor's Work-Life Balance Awards.

The event honors businesses and employers that adopt strategies supportive of healthy workplaces and family-friendly employee policies.

Each year, employers that are considered for the awards answer an array of survey questions about the supportive benefits they offer, such as flex time work hours and military leave.

Two companies were named Work-Life Ambassadors at this year’s event: Arkansas Education Television Network of Conway and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Five companies were honored with the Spotlight Award which recognizes organizations that provide exemplary strategies that support a healthy work-life balance. The Spotlight Award winners were:

  • Healthy Connections Inc., Mena
  • Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc., Fayetteville
  • Garver LLC, North Little Rock
  • Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center, Bentonville
  • Maverick Transportation LLC, North Little Rock

Other award winners were:

Small Company: Hutchinson Financial Inc., Little Rock

Medium Company – For Profit: Transamerica Employee Benefits, Little Roc

Large Company – For Profit: Science Applications International Corporation, Little Rock and The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company, Fayetteville

Medium Company – Nonprofit: Winrock International, Little Rock and Little Rock National Airport (now Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport), Little Rock

Large Company – Nonprofit: City of Fayetteville

Mature Worker Winners: Liberty Bank of Arkansas, Jonesboro and White County Medical Center, Searcy