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S.C. Johnson
S.C. Johnson
Best Companies rank: 70

Since its founding 125 years ago, S.C. Johnson has never had a layoff in the U.S. If a position needs to be eliminated, the company takes on the costs of the excess positions until the individuals have retired, left the company, or have taken on a new role in the organization. Re-training is offered to those who have moved within the company. Turnover remains a low 2%.

CEO Fisk Johnson reassured employees during the global recession by telling them, "Layoffs would be a last resort. There are many other measures that the company would take to avoid something as drastic as layoffs, so focus on your work and don't worry about your jobs."

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