Workers are the top priority for just companies, according to the American public, who believe employees should earn fair and equal pay, receive good benefits and work-life balance, and work in a safe environment.

How we measure Workers issues

In 2019, four of the top five Issues that Americans prioritized were worker-related. Nine total Issues — from living wage to work-life balance — go into determining a company's score, and together comprise 35% of our scoring model.

  • Pays a fair wage

    Ranking weight: 6.5%   Learn more

  • Pays a living wage

    Ranking weight: 5.7%   Learn more

  • Provides benefits and work-life balance

    Ranking weight: 5.3%   Learn more

  • Provides equal opportunity

    Ranking weight: 4.7%   Learn more

  • Creates quality and stable jobs

    Ranking weight: 4.0%   Learn more

  • Provides career development

    Ranking weight: 3.4%   Learn more

  • Promotes a safe workplace

    Ranking weight: 2.7%   Learn more

  • Creates a transparent workplace

    Ranking weight: 1.8%   Learn more

  • Pays CEO reasonably compared to workers

    Ranking weight: 1.2%   Learn more

Top Ranked Companies for Workers

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