DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 27, 2013 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, has announced that the firm has been named a winner of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Award for its excellence in human resource management, workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Sloan Award recognizes model employers in various industries that demonstrate innovative and effective workplace practices.

The awards are a part of the When Work Works, a research-based initiative to highlight how effective and flexible workplaces can yield positive business results while helping employees succeed both at work and at home. Winners will be recognized at an individual awards event hosted by the local When Work Work’s community and state partners. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/13IEAdH.

“We are honored to win the Sloan Award for our excellent employee-focused practices,” said Todd Yates, HCW managing partner. “Earning this award reflects the positive work environment that everyone at Hill, Chesson & Woody strives to achieve.”