Union Mutual Earns 8th Straight Best Places to Work in VT Honor
MONTPELIER – Union Mutual is proud to announce it was recently named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. This is the eighth consecutive year that the Company has received this award.
“Union Mutual is very proud of our outstanding culture and how that supports and inspires our mission and values,” Union Mutual President & CEO Lisa Keysar said. “Thank you to all of our employees for the continued vote of confidence in our Company and their acknowledgement of the efforts we make to provide an amazing place to work.”
The 15th annual list of the Best Places to Work in Vermont was created by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont Department of Labor, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Vermont State Council and Best Companies Group.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Vermont, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont list is made up of 51 companies.
To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the state of Vermont;
– Have at least 15 employees working in the state of Vermont; and
– Be in business a minimum of 1 year.
Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Vermont. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Vermont and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
Union Mutual of Vermont Companies, founded in 1874, is a property casualty insurance group consisting of Union Mutual Fire Insurance and New England Guaranty Insurance Company Inc., both based in Montpelier, Vermont; and Community Mutual Insurance Company, based in Latham, New York. The Companies write a total of $186 million in direct premium annually through independent agents throughout New England and New York, and are all rated A-(Excellent) with a Positive Outlook by A.M. Best.