Family Friendly Workplace Challenge

"Over the course of this challenge we will be recognizing our cities strongest employers as the best places to work, and the best places to do business, because of their family-friendly values."

- Mayor Andy Berke

Employers who take the challenge:

Join other top employers across our community in sharing their family-friendly policies and practices with the public by August 1st in these four goal areas:

Food Vouchers


summary of policies and practices aimed at helping employees reduce stress on their family - because keeping families strong is important to keeping employees strong.

Doctor listening to anxious boy's breathing


because sometimes the biggest stressors juggling family and work are the unexpected things, include summary of policies and practices that offer flexibility where possible to help employees juggle family and work.



summary of policies and practices that promote the health and wellness of your workforce to keep them sustainable and strong. Healthy employees create a stronger workforce.



policies that show how your organization regularly listens to employees and works to implement policies that reduce stresses that make it hard to juggle family and work.

The Challenge

Publicly accept the challenge (press release, etc - we'll help!)

Convene a team to learn how your employees struggle juggling family & work

Update and share your organization’s Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

Share your plan at
Celebration & recognition of challenge-takers.

Employers -

We hear from local employers that taking care of employees and their families is the best way to take care of your business.

Join the Family Friendly Workplace Challenge to receive recognition as a top employer:

  • Attract and retain your best talent
  • Ongoing stories highlighting your company's success
  • Recognition at the Family Friendly Workplace Summit
  • Shape the narrative as a great place to work and raise your family!

My company wants to take the challenge!

Employees -

The City wants its citizens to know the best places to work - places that understand taking care of your employees and their families is the best way to take care of your business. Living in the greatest mid-size City in the country should mean working at a place where you and your family can have a high quality of life.

Invite your employer to join the Family Friendly Workplace Challenge!

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