Groceryworks (Safeway)

Safeway is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America. At year-end 2000, the company operated 1,688 stores in the Western Southwestern, Rocky Mountain, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and in western Canada. In support of its stores, Safeway has an extensive network of distribution, manufacturing and food processing facilities.

To this end, we have training and development programs in place that can help our employees establish successful careers in the grocery industry. From new hire orientation to our Retail Leadership Development program, as well as various other programs that provide training in everything from specific job duties to leadership and supervisory skills, we pride ourselves on strengthening our workforce and giving all our employees the opportunity for advancement. Our internal job-posting program provides all of our employees the opportunity to achieve their career goals; and our strong belief in the value of diversity provides a firm foundation for our long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity.

That same principle also guides our commitment to provide a wide range of competitive benefits* to fit the needs of our employees and their families. These include:
A choice of Medical Plans (HMO,PPO)
Prescription Drugs
Vision Care
Dental and Orthodontia
Employee Assistance Program
Health Care and Dependent Day Care
Spending Accounts
Paid time off for vacation and sick leave, plus paid holidays
Company-paid Basic Life Insurance
A choice of optional life insurance plans to cover your spouse, children or additional life insurance for yourself
Short- and Long-Term disability
Company-paid business travel accident
Company-paid Retirement Plan
401(k) Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Safeway Employees Association your access to leisure time activities at a discount:
Direct Deposit of your paycheck
Credit Union membership
Service Awards
Professional and Career Education Program (PACE)
Community Pride program to extend the good work of employees with financial contributions from the company

*These benefits are offered to all management and office staff, store managers, assistant managers, and pharmacists. In some cases, a group of employees may have benefits provided by Safeway through a collective bargaining agreement.