UniFirst Named "Best of the Best" for its Diverse, Inclusive Workforce
WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UniFirst Corporation, a work uniform provider, has been named by The Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal as being among the "Best of the Best" diversity employers in the United States for 2010.
In naming UniFirst as being "Best of the Best," the magazine surveyed more than 18,000 of its readers, asking them to nominate a company which exemplified a "firm commitment to diversity and inclusion in its workforce."
The survey results also included "outside research, information gathering and interviewing," according to the Journal's editors. Others selected as "Best of the Best" included: Campbell Soup Company, Ernst & Young, Home Depot, IBM, and Staples.
"Our corporate culture continually fosters an inclusive family-like environment and this honor helps validate that we are indeed fulfilling that objective," said William Coe, Director of Human Resources at UniFirst. "We'd like to thank the Journal's editors and its many readers for this special honor."
The Black E.O.E. Journal is a leading African-American business and career magazine with a stated goal to promote equal opportunity and a more diverse work environment.
UniFirst has nearly 10,000 employee-Team Partners and is a leading supplier of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing to businesses of all types and sizes. As part of its image-enhancing services, UniFirst also offers Facility Service programs that include floor mats/mops and restroom products, such as hand cleaners, hand towels, and sanitary tissues. The Company offers rent, lease, and purchase program options to its more than 225,000 business customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800-455-7654 or visit www.unifirst.com.
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