Fortune Names Ultimate Software #3 Best Workplace for Parents

WESTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$ULTI #HCM–Ultimate Software (Nasdaq:ULTI), a leading provider of human capital
management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, announced today that it has
been ranked #3 on the 2016 list of the 50 Best Workplaces for Parents,
created by Fortune and Great Place to Work. The Best Workplaces for
ranking is based upon the feedback from 122,482 working
parents at Great Place to Work-Certified companies that completed the
Trust Index© Employee Survey.

“We are honored to be ranked on the 50 Best Places to Work for Parents
list because the ‘People First’ culture at Ultimate is a statement about
our commitment to employees and their families,” said Vivian Maza, chief
people officer at Ultimate. “We recognize that parenting
responsibilities have evolved, and we have designed our policies,
workplace, and culture to support both mothers and fathers in their new
roles. We know that when we take care of our people, it will show in the
way they take care of our customers.”

Ultimate provides 10 weeks of paid maternity leave to all full-time
female employees and four weeks paid paternity leave to all full-time
employees whose spouse has a child or who has adopted a newborn child up
to age 1. Additionally, Ultimate offers private, onsite “Mommy’s Rooms”
for nursing mothers, with lactation machines and other resources.
Ultimate excels as an “Employer of Choice” with extremely competitive
benefits, including 100-percent-employer-paid health coverage for
full-time employees and their families.

Rankings were derived from the answers of U.S. employees across
industries to 58 questions about the reality of their day-to-day work
experience, including organization-wide support for work-life balance,
the quality of benefits, the fairness of opportunities for professional
development and advancement, and their assessment of the quality of the

To determine the winners, Great Place to Work analyzed how positively
mothers and fathers experienced their workplace overall, paying special
attention to an index of factors where parents tended to have a less
positive experience than colleagues without children. The ranking also
takes into account how favorably parents experienced their workplace
relative to colleagues without children, as well as the availability and
generosity of maternity and paternity leave programs, adoption support,
and childcare programs.

For more information on Fortune’s list of the 50 Best Workplaces for
, visit

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About Ultimate Software

Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management
(HCM) solutions, with more than 30 million people records in the cloud.
Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time
and labor management solutions that connect people with the information
they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is
headquartered in Weston, Florida, and employs more than 3,500
professionals. In 2016, Fortune ranked Ultimate #1 on its list of 10
Best Large Workplaces in Technology
and #15 on its 100 Best
Companies to Work For
list, the fifth consecutive year to be ranked
in the top 25. Ultimate was also ranked #1 on Glassdoor’s list of 25
Highest-Rated Public Cloud Computing Companies to Work For
, listed
#8 on Forbes’ list of the 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies,
and ranked #1 in customer satisfaction in G2 Crowd’s Summer 2016 Core HR
Software Grid report, based on user reviews. Ultimate has more than
3,500 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin’
Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball,
Pep Boys, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse, and Yamaha Corporation of America.
More information on Ultimate’s products and services for people
management can be found at

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