Workplace Culture

Measure 1: We provide a safe environment where staff can express themselves.

Number of questions posed by staff through the "Brain" and answered by managers. The Brain is an tool used by staff to offer suggestions and propose improvements to the store and our operations.

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
1 10 6



Measure 2: Employees are compensated using our living wage model.

Percent of full-time employees, who have worked 2,000 hours, earned a living wage ($12.45 an hour.)

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
100% 100% 97%



Measure 3: Employees support each other and community organizations.

Employees can contribute to a paid time off (PTO) pool for others who may need time off for emergencies. Employees are awarded paid community service hours (CSH) to make it possible for staff to serve their community.

Jul. - Sept. 2013Oct. - Dec. 2013Jan. - Mar. 2014Apr. - June 2014
PTO 9 31 0
CSH 129.5 146.5 77.4