January 11, 2016
Herman Miller Earns WorldatWork Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction
Recognized a second year for outstanding commitment to employee work-life effectiveness
- Herman Miller among a select group of organizations across the U.S. and Canada to earn 2016 Seal of Distinction
- Seal of Distinction recognizes Herman Miller’s outstanding commitment to employee engagement and work-life effectiveness
- Herman Miller is the only furniture manufacturer to earn the prestigious Seal, and for two years running
Herman Miller, Inc. has once again earned the WorldatWork Work-Life Seal of Distinction, a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness. The global design leader is the only furniture manufacturer among the 116 organizations to be honored at the WorldatWork 2016 Future of Work Forum on March 9.
“We believe it’s important to support our employees both at work and at home, and it’s been this way at Herman Miller since our founder ingrained it into the culture almost a century ago,” said Michael Ramirez, Senior Vice President of People, Places, and Administration. “We’re honored to earn the Seal of Distinction because it recognizes the hard work of our employees to perpetuate this value, which we know is a key differentiator in helping us attract and retain the best talent across the globe.”
Herman Miller offers its employees a highly competitive package of benefits designed to promote health, wellness, and work-life balance. Some of the more unique benefits include concierge services, Teladoc, paid parental leave, paid volunteer days, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, flexible work arrangements and flexible retirement, on-site fitness classes and facilities, and fitness club reimbursements.
Developed in 2012 by WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association and compensation authority, the prestigious Seal of Distinction measures the overall strength of an organization’s work-life portfolio and success in creating positive work environments. Applicants are evaluated on work-life programs, policies, and practices that meet the needs and challenges facing employees today, such as caring for dependents, health and wellness, financial support and education, paid and unpaid time off, and workforce experience and engagement. This year’s recipients are from a wide range of industries and hail from 30 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada.
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About Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, the global company has relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal. Herman Miller’s designs are part of museum collections worldwide, and the company is a past recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. Known and respected for its leadership in corporate social responsibility, Herman Miller has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the past 12 years, and has earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s top rating in its Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years. In fiscal 2014-15, the company generated $2.14 billion in revenue and employed over 7,000 people worldwide. Herman Miller trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MLHR.