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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.

    1500 Brooks Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14603
    2009 revenue ($ millions): 5,193
    Website: www.wegmans.com
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    Is Wegmans a great employer, or what?
    U.S. employees 39,255
    Employees outside U.S. 0
    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
    Most common job (hourly):
    Store Customer Service
    Paid sabbaticals No
    Onsite child care No
    100% health-care coverage No
    Onsite fitness center No
    Subsidized gym membership Yes
    Job sharing program Yes
    Compressed workweek Yes
    Telecommuting Yes
    % minorities 17%
    % women 53%
    Has nondiscrimination policy
    that includes sexual orientation?
    Offers domestic partner benefits
    for same-sex couples?
    Professional training  
    Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 65
    Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 65
    From the Feb. 7, 2011 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 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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