RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – September 12, 2012 – ILS is very pleased to announce that the Company has again been named a Family Friendly company by Carolina Parenting. Already posted online, ILS will be honored as a N.C. Family-Friendly 50 company in the August print issue of Carolina Parent.
ILS is an eight-time awardee of the Family Friendly award. ILS has won the award most recently in 2011 and 2012. Annually, Carolina Parenting Inc. (Carolina Parent, Piedmont Parent and Charlotte Parent magazines) recognizes North Carolina companies that help working parents by offering family-friendly programs, policies and opportunities.
“We are honored to be recognized again as a family friendly employer”, said Jason T. Shannon, Director of Human Resources. “We are extremely proud of our company because we have always been committed to assist our employees and their families balance their work-life needs.”
“ILS has a flexible and sensitive atmosphere towards the needs of families. This is the standard at ILS”, said Dr. Leah Zorrilla, Program Manager, Reproductive and Endocrine Toxicology. “As a professional mother balancing many roles, I find this essential to maintain a healthy work-life balance.”
Advancing Science, Improving Lives. ILS is a leading life sciences services company that provides research support to federal and commercial clients. Among ILS’ core capabilities are investigative toxicology, genetic toxicology, molecular biology, histopathology, and environmental and information science services. These services are provided to a host of clients, including the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Based in Research Triangle Park, NC, ILS was founded by Chairman Dr. Thomas. K. Rao in 1985 and has 174 employees.
Sam C. Tetlow
Chief Business Officer
Integrated Laboratory Systems, Inc.