Earlier this year, executives at this auto retailer polled employees to find out what they considered to be a livable wage. The consensus came in at just over $13 an hour, so the company changed its minimum wage to $16, which allowed some employees to “quit a second job.” The company also raised the salaries of over 600 other employees to ensure equality in all roles. And once an employee reaches 10 years with the company — and every five years thereafter — they are flown to a Florida resort for a celebratory getaway. “As an African-American woman, I can say that I feel extremely welcome here,” said Tanesha Clarke, the company’s counsel who has been there for three years. “This is my first job out of law school, which is rare. It’s rare that a company would hire a young attorney out of law school. But they recognize talent, and they make you feel appreciated.” Read the Great Place to Work review.
Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Manufacturing & Production
|Type of Organization|
|Total # of Employees|
|% of African-American employees surveyed who say it's a great workplace||92%|
|% of Women||39%|
|% of Women in Executive Positions||18%|
|% of Women in Manager Positions||34%|
|% of Minorities||31%|
|% of Minorities in Executive Positions||16%|
|% of Minorities in Manager Positions||18%|