Gold level bracket award celebrates their employee benefits and policies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 18, 2019 – The Garrity Group Public Relations firm has been awarded a gold level distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico, a statewide project developed to recognize companies that have adopted policies offering family friendly employee benefits. 

“Taking care of our employees is a priority,” said Tom Garrity, president of The Garrity Group. “Whether it’s working out maternity leave, providing quality access to health care or flexibility in schedules, our goal is to provide a space that values our employees hard work.”

Written and verbal policies in each company are analyzed and awarded points based on creating family centered policies that are utilized in their workplace. These  policies give New Mexico businesses an edge in recruiting and retaining the best employees. A gold level distinction is the top tier award out of three levels, including bronze and silver.

The Garrity Group received the following points.

Category

Points Awarded

Points allowed

Paid Leave

3

3

Health Support

4

4

Work Schedules

3

4

Economic Support

3

4

 

Awards are judged on fourcategories that a company can adopt family friendly workplace policies in: paid leave, health support, work schedules, and economic support. Family friendly policies include providing access to health insurance; offering paid vacation; making reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees; giving flexible leave time for parents to attend to their children’s medical or school needs; granting paid family leave; and ensuring workplaces have proper breastfeeding space and storage, among many other family-friendly benefits.

About the Garrity Group Public Relations:

Based in Albuquerque and celebrating nearly 22 years in business, The Garrity Group Public Relations firm helps small organizations to be heard and large corporations to be understood.  More information about the Garrity Group team and services are available by visiting www.garritypr.com.

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