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2016 Report
Our Food Journey™
Resource Groups

Hormel Foods is committed to having an inclusive workplace and has nine employee resource groups.

We believe a diverse workforce fosters innovation and cultivates an environment filled with unique perspectives.

2016 Workforce Highlights

35% Of Workforce Was Female
Diverse Board Of Directors
four women and five persons of color
Perfect Score
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index
Best Employers For Veterans
according to Military Times

Hormel Foods is committed to having an inclusive workplace and has nine employee resource groups (ERGs): Hormel African American Resource Group; Hormel Asian American Professionals Association; Nuestra Gente: Hormel Foods Hispanic Resource Group; Hormel Foods Women Our Way; Hormel Professionals Representing Out and United Individuals; Hormel Young Professionals Enterprise; Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team; Hormel Food and Agriculture Resource Members; and Hormel Integrating Relevant Experiences. These groups help us better understand diverse groups of consumers and relate to diverse groups of employees. Read more about these ERGs on our corporate site.

We regularly conduct an analysis to statistically review pay information by gender, minority and age to ensure nondiscriminatory pay practices. In 2016, there were no reported incidents of discrimination that were substantiated. There were also no industrial disputes, strikes or lockouts. Therefore, Hormel Foods did not lose any hours of working time.

Incidents Of Discrimination
in 2016
Strikes Or Lockouts
in 2016

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Notes

  • G4-HR3

    The total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken.

  • G4-LA12

    Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership and other indicators of diversity.

GRI Content Index