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DRC Launches Best Place For Working Parents® – A Family-Friendly Workplace Initative

  • January 11, 2021

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) has launched a new initiative, Best Place for Working Parents Dallas, to recognize family-friendly businesses and raise awareness of the importance of family-friendly policies in the workplace. The initiative leverages a first-of-its-kind online self-assessment to help employers determine whether their workplace qualifies for the Best Place for Working Parents business designation, […]

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Tarrant County – 2020 Impact Report – Building the Best Place for Kids!®

  • December 21, 2020

Click here to view highlights from Tarrant County’s collective education efforts in 2020, from cradle to career.

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Bank of America: Backup Child Care

  • December 17, 2020

BACKGROUND Prior to COVID, Bank of America had in place both a family-friendly back-up care benefit for those times when their employees’ regular child (and/or adult) care arrangements became temporarily unavailable, as well as a child care reimbursement program for eligible employees. Historically, Bank of America’s back-up care program with Bright Horizons provides each employee […]

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Get Engaged in Fort Worth’s Best Place for Kids!

  • November 18, 2020

Fort Worth’s Best Place for Kids! initiative has developed a new online resource that business leaders, families, and community partners can use to “plug into education, from cradle to career” in Fort Worth. The interactive map includes clickable links to engagement opportunities spanning the education continuum. For example, the site invites business leaders interested in engaging in early […]

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Best Place for Working Parents® – Creative Corporate Child Care Solutions

  • September 20, 2020

COVID-19 undoubtedly has elevated the critical role child care plays in the functionality of today’s U.S. workforce. With many schools switching to virtual learning and most “non-essential” workers being sent to work from home, businesses of every size and industry have experienced the unprecedented impact of employees juggling the responsibilities of both child care and […]

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City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave Policy

City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave Policy

  • August 20, 2020

The City of Fort Worth has a new leave policy for employees who become new moms and dads. The policy, approved by City Manager David Cooke and the City Council, officers six weeks of paid leave for maternity or paternity leave, including for adoptions and placements of children in homes. The leave is fully paid […]

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FIND! Child Care tool

FIND! Child Care using our locally developed, FREE child care search tool

  • August 19, 2020

All parents can readily locate available licensed child care across Tarrant County near their work home and/or along their commute on their mobile or desktop devices for children ages 0-12 years of age using the locally developed, free FIND! child care search tool via: FIND! was initially launched to specifically support “essential service workers” (as […]

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Satori Capital Best Place Designation

Satori Capital Earns A ‘Best Place for Working Parents®’ Designation

  • August 14, 2020

Satori Capital has been included in the inaugural list of “Best Places for Working Parents,” a designation that honors Fort Worth businesses that support working parents through events, policies, and/or family resources. Satori was recognized for its Optimal Living Program, which is designed to support the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of team members. […]

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Mayor Price Champions New Parental Leave Policy for the City of Fort Worth

  • August 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Fort Worth, Texas (August 11, 2020) – After on-going efforts to make Fort Worth known as the Best Place for Kids® and The Best Place for Working Parents®*, Mayor Betsy Price champions the City of Fort Worth’s efforts to implement a new parental leave policy available to all […]

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The Future of the Texas Workforce Post-COVID

  • June 26, 2020

In collaboration with SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) and as Part II of a series of collecting and sharing key business leader insights, The Best Place for Working Parents® surveyed business leaders across Texas in May 2020 to gather insights about the future of the Texas workforce post-COVID. The key objectives of the […]

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