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Labor Practices Indicators

Management Approach The career opportunities and competitive pay and benefits we offer help us retain our greatest asset, our employees.
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EU14 Programs to ensure a skilled workforce See Programs encourage career development in our Sustainability Report.
EU15 Percentage of employees eligible to retire See the U.S. Employee Turnover Summary table in the Workforce Performance Metrics section of our Sustainability Report.
EU16 Policies for health and safety of employees and contractors See EHS Policy and Management System. Also see Safety: Progress with vision for the future in our Sustainability Report.
LA1 G4-LA1 Workforce composition, including contractors See Workforce and Turnover Statistics in our Sustainability Report. The number of contractors working at any one time is highly variable and we do not keep cumulative statistics.
LA2 G4-LA1 Employee turnover See the U.S. Employee Turnover Summary table in the Workforce and Turnover Statistics section of our Sustainability Report.
EU17 Days worked by contractors Approximately 5.4 Million Days, for turnkey contractors. See more safety performance information.
EU18 Percentage of contractors who have had relevant health and safety training Safety is a major issue in our industry and we require that all contractors receive relevant training by their employers and/or by Duke Energy.
LA3 G4-LA2 Benefits See Pay and Benefits
Labor/Management Relations
LA4 G4-LA4 Employees and contractors covered by collective bargaining agreements See Workforce and Turnover Statistics in our Sustainability Report for employee statistics. We do not keep statistics on the number of contractors covered by such agreements.
LA5 G4-LA4 Minimum notice requirements We comply with applicable laws and collective bargaining agreements.
Occupation Health & Safety
LA6 G4-LA5 Percent of workforce included in management & worker health & safety oversight committees We do not track this specific indicator. However, Duke Energy has safety committees across our company in virtually every business unit, with representatives from first line and management, that plan and execute safety improvement activities. Our business units also conduct self assessments to evaluate employee involvement as a key aspect of our safety culture and use the evaluation results to direct planned improvements.
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Safety statistics for employees and contractors See Safety Performance Metrics in our Sustainability Report.
LA8 Education, counseling and prevention programs for employees and families Our Live Well program helps employees improve their health and wellness, and earn monetary incentives. Employees who complete an online health assessment, have biometric screening (for cholesterol, blood pressure, etc.), and take part in health coaching earn annual discounts to their medical plan contributions.

Other programs available address stress management, fitness counseling, smoking cessation, weight loss, disease management, healthy pregnancies, healthy backs, treatment decision support, and more.

For an example, see Bringing Fitness to Employees "
LA9 G4-LA8 Health and safety topics in formal agreements with labor unions Bargaining unit concerns are negotiated between the employee representatives and the company. Healthy and safe workplaces are issues for discussion and agreement.
LA10 G4-LA9 Training Employees and contractors received more than 2 million hours of training in 2015.
Training & Education
LA11 G4-LA10 Continuing education See Career Growth and Development.
LA12 G4-LA11 Performance reviews Our philosophy and expectations are that all employees receive an evaluation of their skills and/or performance on an annual basis.
Diversity & Equal Opportunity
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Diversity See Workforce Performance Metrics, Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion, and Employee Resource Groups.
LA14 Wages & salaries distribution

See Pay and Benefits