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Then and now: 20 years of the 100 Best

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Articles - March 2013
Thursday, February 28, 2013

How have benefits changed?

As health care and other employment costs have risen, most benefits offered by today’s 100 Best companies have diminished noticeably compared to 2005.

100 Best Companies Benefit Policies 2005 2013 CHANGE
Premium paid by employer 90% 87% -3%
Dental 96% 91% -5%
Vision 83% 75% -8%
Mental health 98% 91% -7%
Fitness/wellness 53% 60% +7%
Long-term disability 87% 74% -13%
Telecommuting 42% 64% +22%
Paid maternity leave 50% 28% -22%
Contributes to retirement plan 98% 87% -11%
Employees eligible for incentive plan 89% 67% -22%
College tuition reimbursement 83% 54% -29%
Paid-time-off days maximum 38 35 -3


 

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