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 It’s All About Safety in our Sustainability Report.

       

Employment

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 Performance Metrics,"Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion, and Employee Resource Groups.

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.

LA7

G4-LA6
G4-LA7

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.

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 1.9 million hours of training in 2016. 

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

LA13

G4-LA12
G4-LA13

Diversity

See:

LA14

Wages & salaries distribution

See Pay and Benefits.