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37. TDIndustries
Rank: 37 (Previous rank: 35)
What makes it so great?
Fairness rules at this employee-owned construction company. No employee's (called partners) base pay is ten times more than the average, health insurance premiums are indexed to pay, and everyone is a shareholder through an employee stock ownership plan. Top management owns only 12% of the shares. Average allocation in 2007 was 43 shares worth $3,691.
Headquarters: 13850 Diplomat Drive
Dallas, TX 75234
2007 revenue ($ millions): 306
U.S. employees 1,713
Employees outside U.S. 0
New jobs (1 year) 114
% job growth (1 year) 7%
% voluntary turnover 13%
Applicants 882
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 25
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Skilled Craftsperson
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center No
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek Yes
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 39%
% women 9%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 34
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 33
From the February 2, 2009 issue
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 2007 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* 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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