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Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Inc.

Winner: 2009 Best Employers for Workers Over 50

Benefits/Alternative-Work Arrangements: Full-time employees can work flexible or compressed work schedules, and they have the opportunity to work part-time on a temporary or permanent basis.

Opportunities for Retirees: The company has 20 retirees and a staff person who has direct responsibility for managing retiree relations. The organization also maintains connections with retirees by inviting them to events and by formally acknowledging the occasions of their retirement. The company also maintains a roster of retirees who are available for work assignments, and it offers them full- and part-time work.

Age of Workforce: Forty-two percent of employees at Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind Inc.are age 50+, with an average tenure of 5.5 years.


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