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March 4, 2019 — Best Places to Work in CT

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www.HartfordBusiness.com • March 4, 2019 • Hartford Business Journal 33 www.HartfordBusiness.com • March 4, 2019 • Hartford Business Journal 33 BEST PLACES TO WORK IN CONNECTICUT Large Cos. Burns & McDonnell B urns & McDonnell is a world- wide, employee- owned architec- ture, construction and engineering company. Employee Ben- efits: The firm's employee stock ownership plan allows employee- owners to share directly in the profitability of the company beginning on their first day of employment at no cost to them. Also provides generous performance- based incentives to employee-owners at year-end. Employee Recognition: Compre- hensive service award program thanks employees for committed service. One- and five-year service award recipients select from corporate brand merchan- dise, and those with anniversa- ries of 10 years and beyond select from an assort- ment of items. Fun & Relax- ation: Burns & McDonnell celebrates employee ownership with a number of activities including an an- nual pancake breakfast, a treat week, trick-or-treating and a lunchbox trivia competition. Healthy Living: Employees in wellness incentive program can earn a premium discount of up to $80 per month for meeting wellness goals. The Lockwood Group T he Lock- wood Group communicates clinical and thera- peutic advances, with specialized knowledge in bio- logics, devices and diagnostics, to a variety of medical experts. Employee Bonuses: Provides paid time off to employees who have a traumatic personal situation. Employee Recognition: The Lockwood RISE Award allows employees to nominate an individual or a team and the re- cipients are recognized with a bonus. Hosts 20-plus regional appreciation events during the year and a large all-employee ap- preciation event annually. Fun & Relax- ation: Company events include Halloween cos- tume party and happy hours. Also offers on-site personal devel- opment and/or stress management workshops, seminars, or classes. Community Service: Company employees volunteer every month at a local homeless shelter where they buy and serve dinner. Headquarters: Stamford Industry: Consulting Website: www.thelockwoodgrp.com Twitter: #thelockwoodgrp Top Executive: Matthew Schecter, President and CEO CT headquarters: Wallingford Industry: Architecture, Engineering, Construction Website: www.burnsmcd.com Twitter: @BurnsMcDonnell Top CT executive: Brett Williams, President and Regional Office Manager RANKED 10 TH RANKED 11 TH Comcast — Western New England Region C omcast's West- ern New England Region (WNER) is one of Comcast Cable's 15 regions nation- ally. Employee Rec- ognition: "Thx" is a social-recogni- tion platform that allows employees to show appreciation to anyone in the company via digital points that can be redeemed for items or an experience. The platform lets employees give, re- ceive and see other recognition. Service Awards Luncheons are held twice a year to honor employees who attained milestones in their Comcast career, starting with 10 years and moving up in five-year increments. Honorees are presented an award by a senior leader hosting the event. Employee Benefits: Employ- ees in serviceable areas enjoy free Xfinity TV and in- ternet service, as well as deeply discounted home phone service and home security and automa- tion services. Fun & Relaxation: Hosts an annual fall kick-off event during office hours to mark the start of Comcast's busy season, which rewards, recognizes and rallies employees with free food trucks, raffles of high-end items, a dunking booth and other games. CT headquarters: Berlin Industry: Telecommunications Website: www.corporate.comcast.com Twitter: @ComcastNewEng Top CT executive: Michael Parker, Regional Senior Vice President RANKED 12 TH

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