Capital Metro Earns 2017 Seal of Distinction for Workplace Excellence

AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 20, 2017) - Capital Metro has been recognized with WorldatWork's prestigious 2017 Seal of Distinction for providing a positive work environment and strong portfolio of employee benefits. 

The recognition acknowledges the strength of a company's compensation and benefits portfolio, including health and wellness programs, professional development opportunities, dependent care, cultural initiatives, community involvement and workplace flexibility. The organization made special note of Capital Metro's outstanding health and wellness programs, retirement planning services and leadership development training. 

“These recipients represent a wide variety of industries from across the U.S. and Canada, showing that the total rewards model applies to employers and employees everywhere,” said Anne C. Ruddy, president and CEO of WorldatWork, an international nonprofit association composed of human resources professionals.

Capital Metro was among 160 companies from 35 states, the District of Columbia and four Canadian provinces to be recognized with the recognition. The award is given each year to companies across North America that demonstrate the importance of employee engagement for business success.

Capital Metro President/CEO Linda Watson said, “Our board and the executive team feel strongly that it's very important to create a positive and supportive environment for the people who work at Capital Metro, as they work to serve the public. This is a great honor for our organization.”

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MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Mariette Hummel, 917-592-8633, mariette.hummel@capmetro.org