Albuquerque-based nonprofit Family Friendly New Mexico has just given Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) a 2022 Platinum Award for the Lab’s commitment to paid leave, health support, work schedules, economic support, pay equity, diversity/inclusion and community investment.
This year marks the third consecutive year LANL has received this honor.
Award selection is based on a businesses’ integration of several laws that aim to promote and protect the rights of women and mothers in the workplace, including the Job-Protected Leave, Domestic Violence and Workplace Statute; the Nursing Mothers’ Rights at Work Statute; the Fair Pay for Women Act; the New Mexico Human Rights Act; and the New Mexico Healthy Workplaces Act.
The policies evaluated to determine a Family Friendly Business Award cover seven primary areas:
- Paid leave
- Health support
- Work schedules
- Economic support
- Pay equity
- Community investment
Platinum-level recipients — known as Distinguished Leaders — have policies in categories 1-4 and at least one policy in categories 5-7.
About Family Friendly New Mexico
Family Friendly New Mexico is a nonprofit initiative that recognizes New Mexican businesses that acknowledge the importance of work-life balance. The group supports businesses that adopt family-friendly policies — and in doing so, help attract loyal and qualified employees to the state.
“You can help create a positive domino effect: when families are successful, businesses are successful and when businesses are successful, so is the local economy,” the group states on its website.
LANL is hiring. Learn more at www.lanl.gov/careers.