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QBE North America Named a Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace for 9th Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, NY, May 29, 2024 — QBE North America is pleased to be named a recipient of the Adoption-Friendly Workplace Award from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption for the ninth consecutive year. The company ranked 46 out of the top 100 organizations recognized this year (a jump from 83rd in 2023) and topped the list in the insurance category.

QBE supports employees' efforts to grow their families through adoption by offering employees a minimum of 12 weeks paid parental leave through its Balanced Beginnings program, and up to $15,000 financial reimbursement. Additionally, all working parents receive guidance on preparing for parental leave and returning to work, back-up childcare options for when regular care is unavailable, as well as childcare discounts, special needs assistance and educational advising. 

“As an industry leader in providing family-friendly benefits and programs, we’re proud to be named a top Adoption-Friendly Workplace by the Dave Thomas Foundation as it recognizes our support of all paths to parenthood," said Rachel Pollack, Chief People Officer, QBE North America. "Our Adoption Assistance Program underscores our commitment to offering meaningful resources for employees welcoming children into their families through adoption." 

Since 2007, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has compiled an annual list of the top adoption-friendly workplaces. Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces are determined by an analysis of financial assistance and paid leave for families who adopt, based on surveys completed by employers. View the complete list of 2024 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces and other adoption resources for employers.

Learn more about how QBE North America is committed to creating an inspiring future for employees in a supportive, flexible and inclusive workplace. To explore career opportunities, visit

About QBE North America
QBE North America is a global insurance leader helping customers solve unique risks, so they can stay focused on their future. Part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, QBE North America reported Gross Written Premiums in 2023 of $7.6 billion. QBE Insurance Group’s results can be found at Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 27 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business primarily through its insurance company subsidiaries. The actual terms and conditions of any insurance coverage are subject to the language of the policies as issued. Additional information can be found at or follow QBE North America on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.
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