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Family-friendly awards announced

THE UNION Poisťovňa insurance company and the Union Zdravotná Poisťovňa health insurance company won first place in the 10th year of a programme called Employers Friendly to Family, Gender Equality and Equality, the TASR newswire reported. The two companies were recognised for their comprehensive support of equal opportunities in their companies and for authentic and self-sacrificing support well above the requirements of legal standards and best practices. The Institute for Labour and Family Research organises the annual competition and evaluates entrants.

THE UNION Poisťovňa insurance company and the Union Zdravotná Poisťovňa health insurance company won first place in the 10th year of a programme called Employers Friendly to Family, Gender Equality and Equality, the TASR newswire reported. The two companies were recognised for their comprehensive support of equal opportunities in their companies and for authentic and self-sacrificing support well above the requirements of legal standards and best practices. The Institute for Labour and Family Research organises the annual competition and evaluates entrants.

Camfil Farr, a company based in Levice that produces air filters and filtration equipment, received second place for its family-friendly approach. HIS-DG company, which operates a biopic and cytological laboratory in Košice, received third place for synchronising professional, family and private life as well as for an initiative supporting parents on maternity leave.

A special commendation was given to the Šanca pre nechcených (Chance for the Unwanted) civic association for its unique services to newborn children.

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