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3. Wegmans Food Markets

Wegmans Food Markets
Rank: 3 (Previous rank: 3)
What makes it so great?
This customer-friendly supermarket chain cares about the well-being of its workers, too. This year, 11,000 employees took part in a challenge to eat five cups of fruit and vegetables a day and walk up to 10,000 steps a day for eight weeks.

Another 8,000 took advantage of health screenings that included a flu shot and H1N1 vaccine -- all covered by Wegmans.

Headquarters:
1500 Brooks Avenue
Rochester, NY 14603
2009 revenue ($ millions): 5,193
Website: www.wegmans.com
 
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Employees  
U.S. employees 39,255
Employees outside U.S. 0
Jobs  
New jobs (1 year) 700
% job growth (1 year) 6%
% voluntary turnover 3%
Applicants 274,225
Job openings (as of 1/7/11) 2,000
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Store Department Manager
$55,103
Most common job (hourly):
Store Customer Service
$29,671
Benefits  
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
Health  
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Work-life  
Job sharing program Yes
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
Diversity  
% minorities 17%
% women 53%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 65
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 65
From the Feb. 7, 2011 issue
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2009 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees, except job openings, which are worldwide.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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