Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America (PIA) opened its 2019 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) program for submissions today with the entry deadline set for November 9, 2018. The awards program focuses on Human Relations benchmarking categories to promote companies embracing the most sought-after qualities for today's workforce: Communication & Culture, Employee Resources & Benefits, and Safety & Work Environment.
Included again this year will be the Safety Shield designation which offers:
- A cost-effective assessment of your safety programs against OSHA standards based on top violations
- Ability to quickly and easily denote your dedication to safety when hiring and retaining talent
- A plaque commemorating your achievement as a Safety Shield recipient
As with previous years, entrants will be evaluated against similarly sized companies. Winners will be awarded a Best Workplace in the Americas award, and a few exceptional companies will be awarded Best of the Best designations. Any U.S. or Canadian graphic communications company, or supplier to the industry, may enter by completing the entry form on www.printing.org/BWA. Applications must include all supporting documentation and submission fees.
For nearly 20 years, the Best Workplace in the Americas award has acted as a "seal of approval" for print industry excellence in human relation standards. Judged by an anonymous panel of human relations professionals from the print industry, the program enables companies of any size to show off their commitment to employees.This year's honorees will be celebrated at a luncheon awards presentation at the 2019 President's Conference to be held March 3-5 in Phoenix, Arizona.
For more information about BWA, please contact Adriane Harrison at 412-259-1707 or bwa [at] printing.org.