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Wyeth Selected for 11th Consecutive Year as One of Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers
Date:9/23/2008

MADISON, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) announced today that it has been named one of Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers in 2008. It is the 11th consecutive year Wyeth has received this honor.

Wyeth's selection was based on an evaluation of its workforce, benefits, compensation, child care programs, flexible work arrangements, leave policies and more. For this year's 100 Best, particular weight was given to flexibility and family-friendly policies that cover adoptive parents, fathers and grandparents as well as working mothers.

"We are proud to receive this recognition from Working Mother for the 11th consecutive year," says Denise Peppard, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Wyeth. "We recognize that our employees are challenged to manage the demands of work along with full and busy lives. Wyeth's programs are critical to helping employees meet these demands in ways that enable them to be productive, fulfilled and highly motivated."

Wyeth provides an array of family-friendly programs designed to promote physical and emotional well-being, create a sense of community, and help employees manage work and family responsibilities. For example, the Company recently introduced Live Well, a health improvement program for employees and their families. This program supports health education and prevention, provides a number of tools and resources to help employees manage work/life issues, and offers care support for chronic or complex medical conditions.

To help fulfill personal responsibilities while at the same time achieving business objectives, Wyeth's Flexible Work Arrangements policy provides the opportunity for employees to work from home, use a compressed or part-time schedule, or participate in job shares.

"After implementing compressed work schedules for a number of employees on my team, we reduced sick days and overtime while improving our lab performance metrics," says Ellen Dukette, Director of Quality Operations at Wyeth Consumer Healthcare's facility in Richmond, Va. "I've seen a higher level of commitment and satisfaction as a result."

Other Wyeth benefits and programs include:

-- Company matching contributions to employee Dependent Care Spending Accounts
-- Adoption assistance benefits

-- Newborn care leave for new mothers and fathers

-- A lactation program for mothers returning to work

-- On-site child care facilities in two of its locations

-- A tuition reimbursement program

-- Discounts with national child care providers -- Employee networks, such as African Americans Dedicated to Value-Added Networking and Corporate Excellence (Advance), the Black Leadership Network (BLN), the Female Leadership Initiative Program (FLIP), Women in Leadership, Women's Professional Network, the Wyeth Latin Network and the Wyeth Rainbow Alliance

-- Paid time off from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day

Founded in 1979, Working Mother magazine reaches 2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Its 22-year signature initiative, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, is considered an important benchmark for work/life practices in corporate America. Working Mother's article on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies appears in the magazine's October 2008 issue.

Wyeth is one of the world's largest research-driven pharmaceutical and health care products companies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biotechnology products, nutritionals and non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health.


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