Two regional Carrier Commercial Refrigeration entities have received national recognition as family friendly companies by the Network of Maternity Centers, a local non-governmental organization. Carrier chladici technika CZ s.r.o. and Carrier Refrigeration Operation Czech Republic s.r.o. were two of just four companies in the Czech Republic who received the distinction. Carrier, the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The Family Friendly awards were presented by Michaela Marksova-Tominova, Czech Republic Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, and Jiri Dientsbier, Minister for Human Rights, Equal Opportunities and Legislation. Companies that apply for the award undergo a detailed audit to measure family friendliness, with recognition awarded to those organizations that score high in the following areas:
- Well-defined system for management of maternity/parental vacations/leaves and the percentage of those employees returning to work
- Percentage of women at all levels of management and
- Focus on diversity
“Focusing on employee work/life balance and the working environment is a priority,” said Boris Pincot, director, human resources, Carrier Commercial Refrigeration Europe.
For more information about the Carrier Commercial Refrigeration in the Czech Republic, please visit www.carrier-ref.cz; to learn more about local open positions, visit www.carrier-ref.jobs.cz. More information about the family friendly recognition and award process can be found at www.familyfriendly.cz.
Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.carrier.com or follow @SmartColdChain on Twitter.