New Orleans, June 28, 2020. The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate has identified 70 private, public, nonprofit and government entities as the top workplaces in the New Orleans area for 2020.The workplaces rose to the top in the newspaper’s annual Top Workplaces in New Orleans competition. The rankings of the companies will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held later this year.Through a partnership with the Philadelphia-based employee research and consulting ﬁrm Energage, employee surveys were conducted to assess outstanding workplaces. Any organization in the seven-parish metro area with 35 or more employees was eligible to compete.“During this challenging time, we are excited to highlight standout job providers,” said Sara Barnard, The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “This will be the sixth year New Orleans has observed elite companies in our community that have been named a Top Workplace and we are honored to join in the celebration.”The workplaces will also be recognized in stories in a special newspaper section to be printed and distributed later this year.