Average hours of training per year per employee by gender and employee category.
To support our tradition of fostering long-term careers and promoting from within, employees receive formal training throughout their career at Hormel Foods, applicable to their levels of responsibility and expertise. The total hours spent on training in fiscal year 2014 was 422,639. This equaled about 22.4 hours of training per employee. You can find an in-depth analysis of training hours per employee group at hormelfoods.com.
Our employees are also trained on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to our operations at Hormel Foods. In fiscal year 2014, the total hours spent on human rights training was approximately 8,000.