Pharma companies make Working Mother best list

November 1, 2000

Pharmaceutical Representative

American Home Products Corp., Madison, NJ; Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., New York; Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis; Glaxo Wellcome Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC; Hoffman-La Roche Inc., Nutley, NJ; Merck & Co. Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., East Hanover, NJ; Pfizer Inc., New York; Proctor & Gamble Co., Cincinnati; Schering-Plough Corp., Madison, NJ; SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia; and Warner Lambert Co., Morris Plains, NJ were all named to Working Mother magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers." Companies were rated on a scale of one to five (with five being the highest) in the following categories: childcare, flexibility, leave for new parents, work/life benefits and advancement of women. The list appeared in the October issue of the magazine.

American Home Products Corp., Madison, NJ; Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., New York; Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis; Glaxo Wellcome Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC; Hoffman-La Roche Inc., Nutley, NJ; Merck & Co. Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., East Hanover, NJ; Pfizer Inc., New York; Proctor & Gamble Co., Cincinnati; Schering-Plough Corp., Madison, NJ; SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia; and Warner Lambert Co., Morris Plains, NJ were all named to Working Mother magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers." Companies were rated on a scale of one to five (with five being the highest) in the following categories: childcare, flexibility, leave for new parents, work/life benefits and advancement of women. The list appeared in the October issue of the magazine.

The companies named to the list voiced their support of additional employee benefits for working mothers. "I am pleased that SmithKline Beecham has been recognized as a leader in making employee support systems a top priority," said J.P. Garnier, chief executive officer of SmithKline Beecham. "We have worked diligently to incorporate this approach to doing business into our culture, all in an effort to help our employees maintain a balance between their work lives and personal lives."

Said John P. Ryan, senior vice president of human resources for Schering-Plough, "We believe our continued success is directly tied to the well-being of our diverse work force." PR

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