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(Wegmans photo courtesy of the company)
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Great Place to Work and Fortune name Wegmans No. 4 on 2021 '100 Best Companies to Work For'

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Mon, Apr 12th 2021 01:40 pm

Wegmans has been named one of the 2021 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For,” according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

This year marks the 24th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans has been on the list every year, and this year ranks No. 4.

According to the Great Place to Work, this year’s list is based on survey responses from more than half a million employees rating their workplace culture on various elements. These include trust, caring and fairness in times of crises, as well as employees’ physical, emotional and financial health; and the company’s broader community impact. The ranking accounted for the experiences of employees across all demographics.

“This honor celebrates each and every one of our employees and their dedication to always help others,” Wegmans President and CEO Colleen Wegman said. “It has been truly inspiring to witness our people rise above every challenge during the past year to become a closer and stronger family company together. We are extremely grateful for the trusted relationships that exist between our people and our customers that continue to earn us a place on this very special list.”

Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush said, “Congratulations to the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For.’ These companies have stood out for heroic efforts to care for their employees, their customers and our society, in a difficult year. Remarkably, our research found that employee experience scores rose at these workplaces overall last year – a testament to the resilience of their inclusive, high-trust cultures.”

To see the full list of the 2021 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For,” click here.

Applicants can apply online at jobs.wegmans.com.

The Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. In 2020, Wegmans also ranked as a best workplace for working parents, millennials and women. It was ranked No. 1 on the list of “Best Workplaces in Retail.” In addition, it was named to PEOPLE’s list of “Companies that Care.”

Store Celebration at Wegmans

Customers and employees will celebrate the honor at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, when a limited number of individually wrapped Wegmans Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies will be distributed at every Wegmans store. For customers who prefer a healthy option, Clementine tangerines will be available.

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. is a 105-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts and North Carolina. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016.

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