Rochester, NY, September 1, 2021 – Wegmans has ranked #1 on PEOPLE’s 2021 list of ‘Companies That Care.’ The list highlights companies that have demonstrated respect, care, and concern for their employees, their communities, and the environment. Wegmans has been included on the list for five consecutive years.
“There is nothing more important to us than our people feeling cared for, so this award means the world to our family and our company,” said Colleen Wegman, president and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets. “Our philosophy has always been to take care of our people so they can take care of our customers. It has been incredibly inspiring to watch our people show up every day with a smile, ready to serve our customers while most of the world was asked to stay home. Thank you to both our people and our customers for helping create such a caring environment at Wegmans.”
For a company driven by its core values, the culture at Wegmans exemplifies a family-like atmosphere. It is the company’s top priority to ensure every employee is cared for, respected, empowered as well as held to a high standard. Wegmans employees have abundant opportunities for career growth through different development programs and internships and are offered tuition assistance through the Wegmans Scholarship Program. They also receive a range of great benefits including health coverage, 401K contributions, and competitive wages.
In addition, Wegmans is devoted to making a difference in its local communities through efforts like food bank donations, youth sports sponsorships, and humanitarian relief.
Wegmans is currently hiring for positions throughout the company ranging from customer service to managerial positions. For more information or to submit an application, visit jobs.wegmans.com.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 106-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. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 23 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2021.
About the PEOPLE Companies that Care®
Great Place to Work® selected the Companies that Care® by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 5 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Company rankings are derived from 60 employee experience questions within the Great Place to Work Trust Index™ survey. Read the full methodology.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.