37. Abbott: 50 Best Places To Work For New Dads

50 best places to work

37. Abbott
Abbott makes medical devices like coronary stents and lab equipment for blood tests, but you know them better as the producer of science-based nutrition products like EAS performance supplements and your grandfather’s favorite chocolate drink, Ensure.

  • Headquarters: North Chicago, IL
  • Number Of Employees: 73,000
  • Paid Paternity Leave: 2 weeks
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices

  • Abbott provides on-site day care at their main campus in North Chicago as well as discounts at 2,800 day care facilities throughout the country.
  • It’s OG when it comes to flextime, having first offered flexible work hours back in the Dark Ages of 1992.

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