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    Hugs, smiles, and high fives “set the tone” at this family-owned ­grocery chain. “We’re like the Disneyland of grocery stores,” says one staffer. Even part-timers pay zero health premiums, and everyone gets a 4% 401(k) match. Here managers feel like “just another friend at work” who “happen to assign what you do.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year13
    Years on list
    12
    HQ location
    Woodland, Calif.
    Total employees1,818
    Job openings (as of February 2017)96
    Industry
    Retail
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $315.0 million
    Year founded
    1926
    Type of organization
    Private
    Number of work sites19
    Websitehttp://www.nuggetmarket.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    yes
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    no
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Telecommuting
    no
    Job sharing
    no
    Compressed work weeks
    no
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    no
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    no
    College tuition reimbursement
    no

    Diversity

    % Women46%
    % Minorities44%
    % African-American/Black3%
    % Asian6%
    % Caucasian/White54%
    % Hispanic/Latino28%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    1%
    % Two or more races
    5%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    2%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO11
    Total PTO after 5 years
    31
    # Sick days
    5
    Max hours PTO for volunteering-
    General PTO for part-timers
    11
    # Sick days for part-timers
    5

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Store Director
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Checker
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %6%
    # of job applicants13,637
    Avg. # of applicants per opening18
    FT voluntary turnover15%
    Jobs filled internally230
    % Jobs filled by referral18
    # New graduates hired-
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)150
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)40