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In 2016, our turnover rate for all employees was 17 percent.

Our people are the driving force behind our innovation, improvement and success. We consider the tenure of our employees an important indicator of our overall company performance, and we’re proud of our tenure figures.

In 2016, our turnover rate for all employees was 17 percent. Additionally, we are proud to report that 53 percent of our employees had five or more years of service, and our 36-person officer team had an average of 26 years of service.

About Our Employees

19,000+ Employees Worldwide
65,35
  • Male (65%)
  • Female (35%)
17% Are Salaried
71,29
  • Male (71%)
  • Female (29%)
83% Are Hourly
64,36
  • Male (64%)
  • Female (36%)
1
Are Temporary Employees
By Location
92,7,1
  • United States (92%)
  • Asia (7%)
  • Other Countries (1%)

About Their Tenure

53

53% of our employees had five or more years of service.

Of those 53% with 5+ Years of Service:
14
%
With 20+ Years Of Service
5
%
With 30+ Years Of Service
65,35
  • Male (65%)
  • Female (35%)
79,21
  • Hourly (79%)
  • Salaried (21%)

About Their Job Type

83
%
Hourly
17
%
Salaried
1
%
Part-Time
29
%
Covered by CBAs
collective bargaining agreements

Hormel Foods adheres to the National Labor Relations Act and respects the right of workers to choose whether or not they want to organize a collective bargaining unit. There are no operations in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining is at significant risk.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Notes

  • G4-10

    Employees by contract and gender; permanent employees by employment type and gender; workforce by employees and supervised workers and gender; workforce by region and gender; portion of work performed by workers who are self-employed or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers; significant variations in employment numbers.

  • G4-11

    Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.

  • G4-FP3

    Percentage of working time lost due to industrial disputes, strikes and/or lockouts by country.

  • G4-HR4

    Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights.

  • G4-LA1

    Total workforce by employment type, employment contract and region, broken down by gender.

  • G4-LA4

    Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.

GRI Content Index