31. The Container Store: 50 Best Places To Work For New Dads

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31. The Container Store
Pretty much just what the name implies: The company operates retail stores that specialize in storage and organizational products. You’re either generally organized and therefore a fan, or disorganized and therefore should become a fan.

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  • Headquarters: Coppell, TX
  • Number Of Employees: 6,000
  • Paid Paternity Leave: 2 weeks
  • Industry: Retail

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices

  • Employees get a 40 percent general discount on store merchandise, a 50 percent discount on elfa — the shelf and rack system that’s The Container Store’s best-selling shelving and drawer system — and a 30 percent discount on elfa installations.
  • If you can buck national trends and hang around for 20 years, you get 2 free plane tickets to anywhere in the country, plus $1,000 spending as a token of the company’s gratitude.

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