100% Health Care:
Companies that pay 100% of an employee's health-care premium.
Onsite child care:
Companies that provide an on-site child care center. (Note: Plante & Moran offers on-site child care only during tax season.)
Companies that allow employees to telecommute or work at home as a regular work arrangement (i.e., where employees telecommute or work from home at least 20% of their time).
Companies that offer employees a job sharing program (e.g., two people share one job).
Companies that offer employees compressed workweeks (e.g., work four 10-hour days and take Fridays off) on a year-round, regular basis.
Fully paid sabbaticals:
Companies that offer fully paid sabbaticals.
Companies that have an on-site fitness center.
Companies that subsidize off-site fitness center memberships.
Companies that offer domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples (where permitted by law). (Note: Stew Leonard's offers domestic partners benefits to all same sex couples who are married. J.M. Smucker began offering domestic partner benefits to same-sex couples on Jan. 1, 2010. Chesapeake Energy added domestic partner benefits coverage for 2010.)
Companies that have a written non-discrimination policy that includes sexual orientation.
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