On October 19, Women United will recognize three Stark and/or Carroll County workplaces for creating Family-Friendly Workplaces and for sustaining these policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If your company has established policies that help employees more easily fulfill both family and work obligations, please take a few minutes and nominate your workplace through the form below!

Nominations for 2021 closed on August 27. Award recipients will be recognized on October 19 at Kent State University at Stark Conference Center.


Examples of Family-Friendly policies:

  • Flextime
  • Job sharing
  • Paid parental leave for birth or adoption of children
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Subsidized training and educational assistance
  • Childcare and Elder care
  • Tuition for employees
  • Employee and family health benefits
  • Family oriented events
  • Transportation assistance, I.E. bus passes
  • Telecommuting
  • Family medical leave with pay
  • Flexible emergency leave with pay
  • Scholarships for employees' children
  • Economic support, i.e. financial training/coaching

Past winners

  • Synchrony Financial (2020)
  • Buckeye State Credit Union (2020)
  • Massillon Museum (2020)
  • MAC Trailer (2019)
  • CommQuest Services, Inc. (2019)
  • The Karcher Group (2019)
  • TimkenSteel (2018)
  • Employers Health (2018)
  • Schauer Group (2018)
  • Aultman Health Foundation (2017)
  • Domestic Violence Project, Inc. (2017)

Nominate a workplace today

    Nominator Name
    Nominator Address (Street, City, Zip Code)
    Nominator Email
    Nominator Phone
    Nominator's Relationship, if any, with Nominated Organization

    Nominee Information - Name of Organization
    Nominee Information - Organization's Website
    Nominee Information - Organization's Address (Street, City, Zip Code)
    Nominee Information - Contact Person's Name
    Nominee Information - Contact Person's Title
    Nominee Information - Contact Person's Email
    Nominee Information - Contact Person's Phone

    Category 1: 1 - 49 EmployeesCategory 2: 50 - 499 EmployeesCategory 3: 500+ Employees

    If the company is selected as one of the recipients, we will reach out to the company contact for some additional information on the company’s policies, and if available, photos of the company.