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EPA Recognized as Family-Friendly Place to Work in North Carolina

Release Date: 09/01/2004
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Contact: Enesta P. Jones 202-564-7873 /

(09/01/04) EPA's campus in Research Triangle Park, N.C., has been named one of the Top 40 family-friendly places to work by Carolina Parenting Inc., a magazine publisher in North Carolina. The EPA-RTP campus was nominated for its support for families in the workplace. The EPA-RTP campus offers on-site child care services; financial assistance for child care; onsite nursing mother's room; flexible work schedules; leave bank program that enables parents to care for themselves or family members during illness; and a fitness center and walking trails. Carolina Parenting Inc. recognizes companies annually in North Carolina that adopt philosophies and policies to support working parents in their efforts to balance work and the demands of raising a family. The local chapter of the Federal Women's Program nominated the EPA-RTP campus. EPA and other recipients of the family-friendly recognition will be honored by Carolina Parenting Inc. at a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Cary, N.C. A list of the recipients will appear in the September issues of Carolina Parent, Piedmont Parent, and Charlotte Parent magazines at: .