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Lifestyle Benefits At Gilman Cheese Corporation

  • All Day shifts/No night shifts
  • No weekend shifts
  • 4-day work weeks for more than ½ year
  • 4-day holiday weekends throughout the year
  • Completely air-conditioned/heated plant
  • One-on-One Listening Sessions every three months
  • Job rotation every 30-45 minutes
  • Breaks every 2 to 3 hours in the day
  • Personal trainers for new employees
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Respectful work environment (no raised voices and no profanity)
  • Morning stretching program
  • Raffles throughout the year, including 12-Days of Christmas
  • Huge Christmas Bonus ($1,200 in past several years)
  • Free family meal and live musical entertainment at Fall Festival
  • Free T-shirts with GCC logo
  • Discounted cheese from our cheese store – conveniently deducted from payroll
  • Annual clothing allowance

Gilman Cheese Corporation is a family-oriented business and provides many of these Lifestyle Benefits not only to make things easier on the job, but also to provide our staff with time to enjoy their personal lives.


Gilman Cheese Corporation Full-Time Benefit Package

  1. Wage/Bonuses:
    • Starts at $12.50 per hour
    • Annual raises (Provided every year since 2003)
    • Safety Bonuses
    • Christmas Bonuses ($1,200 in past several years)
  2. Health Insurance:
    • Eligible 1st of the month after 60 days of employment
    • Competitive premium rates
    • Embedded Health Reimbursement Account
    • Free wellness and preventive care.
  3. Dental Insurance:
    • Eligible the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment.
    • Competitive premium rates
    • Vision Discount plans
  4. Employee Wellness Program:
    • Eligible the 1st of the month after 60 days
  5. 401K Retirement Plan:
    • Eligible the 1st day of the quarter after 1 year of employment
    • Employer matching 100% of the first 3%, and 50% of the next 2%
  6. Short Term Disability:
    • Eligible after 2 years of employment
    • $250 per week for up to 13 weeks
  7. Ten (10) paid holidays per year:
    • Eligible after 3 months of employment
  8. Paid Personal Time:
    • 40 hours after 1 year of employment
    • 80 hours after 3 years of employment
    • 120 hours after 5 years of employment
    • 160 hours after 10 years of employment