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LeadingAge New York Named One of 2014 Best Companies to Work for in New York State

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LeadingAge New York named one of 2014 Best Companies to Work for in New York State

Albany, NY (1/6/14) – LeadingAge New York is very pleased to announce that it has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2014.

“We’re honored to receive this award and attribute the positive work culture to our employees’ dedication and passion for our mission,” said James W. Clyne Jr., president and CEO. “LeadingAge NY’s team members reflect the passion and commitment of our members -- innovators in the field of chronic and rehabilitative care who meet the medical, personal and social needs of frail elderly and disabled New Yorkers across the state.”

LeadingAge New York will be honored at a public awards dinner to be held at the Albany Marriott on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 5:45 to 9 p.m. During the event, LeadingAge New York will learn its rank among 32 companies in the category for small- and medium-sized employers with 15 to 249 U.S. employees.

In addition, a special publication profiling all 60 winning organizations and their unique employment environment will be produced for distribution to event attendees, higher education institutions, as well as thousands of human resources professionals and organizations across New York State.

Created in 2007, these celebrated annual awards are a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies.

To be considered for participation, companies needed to participate in a two-part survey process and fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity.
  • Be a publicly or privately held business.
  • Have at least one facility in New York State.
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees working in New York State.
  • Be in business a minimum of one year.

The 2014 Best Companies to Work for in New York State Awards is a partnership of the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM), The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and Journal Multimedia Corporation. The program is sponsored by Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan; Jackson Lewis, LLP; Acorda Therapeutics; Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP; DigitasLBi; MBMS, Inc. and WellnessRebates, LLC.

LeadingAge New York is the only statewide organization representing the entire continuum of not-for-profit, mission-driven, and public continuing care, including senior housing, nursing home, adult care facility, continuing care retirement community, assisted living, home care, adult day care and community services providers. LeadingAge New York represents 560 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. We advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program and to register to attend the awards dinner, please visit www.BestCompaniesNY.com or contact Colleen Jones at 717-236-4300 or ColleenJ@JournalMultimedia.com.

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