September 28, 2022
In partnership with Springbuk, we are excited to announce our honorees for the 2022 Healthiest Employers of Northern California.
The Great Resignation has left many companies short-staffed and burnt out, but the policies put in place have helped combat these challenges and earned them a spot on this list. Employers have had to think outside of the box when it comes to workplace wellness, as the past few years have provided many challenges to the modern American office.
Data from our survey this year indicates that Northern California applicants:
- 89% offer tuition reimbursement
- 78% are on a hybrid work schedule
- 67% have more than 4 weeks of paid time off opportunities
- 44% have a formal mentoring program in place
- 33% offer more than 71 days of paid maternity leave
Each of these applicants took place in our corporate assessment, which is scored Rubric style on a 1-100 scale. The assessment is made up of six categories with yes/no, multiple choice, and short answer questions, with each question totaling .25-3 points. A Healthiest Employers Index (HEI) is assigned to each applicant to help rank among companies of similar size. All applicants are automatically entered into the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America award. The 2022 winners will be announced October 5! Remember to like us on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on all things Healthiest Employers!
100 to 999 Employees
1st Kitchell Corporation – Phoenix, Arizona (Local Office: Sacramento)
Kitchell began as a commercial contracting business and over the years developed new talents and enterprises, acquiring complementary businesses and expertise to remain a competitive, privately-owned construction company.
For those who participate in Kitchell’s wellness program, the company will cover a maximum of $1,750 through the completion of various health activities. In 2021, 30% of employees received the wellness points goal of 1,500 wellness points and were recognized for their hard work.
“Several years ago we made a conscious decision to invest more in the overall health of our workforce - to be proactive rather than simply provide health insurance. It is well worth the expense and investment to have a different approach and platform to monitor our wellness activities. I am proud of the way our people have embraced it and taken ownership of their health. We have turned around the lives of people who did not have healthy lifestyles - helping them to lose weight, quit smoking, and live more active lives. Since the pandemic hit, we have added more mental health options to our EAP to help our employees and their dependents adjust to our new world. Maintaining their health is a priority.” – Jim Swanson, President and CEO
2nd Alta California Regional Center – Sacramento
3rd Sacramento Credit Union – Sacramento
4th Newfront – San Francisco (Local Office: Sacramento)
1st U-Haul International – Phoenix, Arizona (Multiple Local Offices)
U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 23,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Their customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 176,000 trucks, 126,000 trailers, and 46,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 825,000 rentable storage units and 71.6 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul has also been recognized as one of the top 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America for the past two years.
One of their most unique benefit offerings, Virta, is a science-backed Type II diabetes reversal program that is offered to anyone on the health plan at no cost. In 2021, U-Haul witnessed $722,730 in prescription savings due to 97% of their population enrolling in the Rx Saving Solutions program. Additionally, U-Haul saw 11,000 visits in 2021 for telemedicine, reflecting the growing level of desired access to quality care through telehealth offerings. In 2021, U-Haul opened their onsite fitness center, the Shoen Center, a 54,208-square-foot complex on their headquarters campus in Phoenix.
"The Shoen Center has improved both my mental and physical health. It brings back a college campus feel for me, and I have enjoyed using the basketball court and meeting colleagues I don’t typically get to engage with. I never had a primary care doctor, so having the Healthier You Clinic onsite is extremely convenient for scheduling purposes. Overall, everything the well-being program has done has helped increase my quality of life." - Anonymous
2nd Genuine McCarthy Enterprises – St. Louis, Missouri (Local Office: Sacramento)
3rd Accenture – Chicago, Illinois (Local Office: Rancho Cordova)
4th CGI Technologies & Solutions, Inc. – Fairfax, Virginia (Local Office: Sacramento)
5th First Tech Federal Credit Union – San Jose
The Healthiest Employers® survey is scored and powered by Springbuk, a health intelligence platform that simplifies data-driven decision-making with an intuitive user experience, predictive modeling, and curated action steps. The assessment is scored rubric style on a 1-100 scale. Since 2009, Healthiest Employers has been the leading recognition program for employee wellness. Today, we currently host award ceremonies in over 45 regions across the country and applicants are not only eligible for local recognition, but also have the chance to earn a spot on the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. This national award takes the highest scoring applicants from all locations, company sizes, and industries. To sign up for the Healthiest Employers newsletter and get more information on our events, join our mailing list today!