LECMPA Announced as One of This Year’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Metropolitan Detroit

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Cooperative assessment insurer for transportation workers recognized for exemplary workplace

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We are extremely proud to again be included among the Best and Brightest companies in Metropolitan Detroit

LECMPA, provider of wage loss protection for railroad and transportation workers, today announced it has been named a Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Metropolitan Detroit.

Every year companies throughout Metropolitan Detroit compete to be named one of “Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.” Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach can be bestowed this honor. These select companies will be on honored Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance, downtown Detroit.

The winning companies also compete for 13 elite awards, one granted for each category. Also, an overall winner that has excelled in all categories will be honored with a “Best of the Best Overall” award. The elite award winners will be revealed throughout this year’s breakfast program.

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business, Medium Business and Large Business.

The annual symposium and awards program will begin with a celebratory breakfast, registration, networking and an exhibit gallery at 8:00 a.m. This year’s event theme will be “Wake up with the Stars”. The program will start with a panel of Metro Detroit’s 20 year winning companies moderated by Roop Raj of FOX 2 news and continue with the announcement of the top 10 elite awards. This year’s keynote address will be presented by Paul Gantz, co-founder of Emagine Entertainment and followed by Shelly Rood, founder of Mission Ambition. The Winners’ Award Reception will feature Devin Scillian of WDIV Local4 News & Tom Jordan of WWJ Newsradio 950.

“We are honored to recognize the efforts of this year’s 'Best and Brightest' companies. These companies have created impressive organizational value and business results through their policies and best practices in human resource management. This award has become a designation sought after by hundreds of Metro Detroit companies and is a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.”

“We are extremely proud to again be included among the Best and Brightest companies in Metropolitan Detroit,” stated LECMPA President Susan Tukel. “It is gratifying to receive this honor and a testament to the positive environment our team has built which is focused on serving our clients to the best of our abilities.”

Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, NOW Health Group, WDIV Channel 4 News, WWJ Newsradio 950, FOX 2 News, Davenport University, Baudville, BASIC, Kelly Services, DTE Energy, Clark Hill, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, Corp! Magazine, Ulliance, EDSI, St. John Providence, Gallagher, Dave & Busters and SRA Information Technology Consultants.

A complete list of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Metropolitan Detroit is available HERE.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. Nominations are now being accepted for 2020. Visit http://www.thebestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.

MichBusiness (formally Michigan Business and Professional Association) boasts a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses. Visit them online at http://www.michbusiness.org.

LECMPA, founded in 1910 as a cooperative assessment insurer for railroad workers, provides wage loss protection to unionized transportation workers in all crafts and industries throughout the United States. LECMPA is a nonprofit, member-owned company with approximately 27,000 members nationwide. LECMPA is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan and has regional offices throughout the United States. More information is available at http://www.lecmpa.org.

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