Employee Friendly Workplace Certification
PURPOSE: To engage, encourage and promote the adoption of more employee friendly workplace practices and policies by all Fox Cities employers in order to enhance work/life integration and successfully attract and retain the best employees in the region.
ELIGIBILITY: The Employee Friendly Workplace certification is open to all employers with operations located in the Fox Cites (Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties). The comprehensive benefit criteria incorporated into the application is intended to be attainable as well as aspirational for any size organization, across all industry sectors.
DOCUMENTATION: Employee Friendly Worplace is an annual certification. Employers will be required to provide documentation (employee handbook or other personnel materials) conmirning polcies and/or practices per completed application.
FEES: $250 application fee is due at the time of submission. Certification fee $5/employee (Fox Cities employees): Minimum certification fee $250; Maximum certification fee $5,000
CERTIFICATION: The review process begins once the employer submits the application. An Employee Friendly Workplace Engagement Specialist will ensure documentation and application are aligned. The engagement specialist will coordinate a short consultation with employer before awarding certification. The Employee Friendly Workplace Engagement Specialist is available for questions at anytime throughout the process.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: It will be necessary to enter your total points for every question within the application. There will be a box available to track points. For example, "Total points Q1(a) ", you would enter points earned for that specific criteria. Category subtotals and totals should calculate automatically. If you would like to print an application prior to completeing the online version, please visit the website.
Please refer to the website for more details about certification levels and categories. Employee Friendly Workplace Certification
*Questions, please email Jennifer Brown at Jennifer@foxcitiesregion.com.