Forbes ranks Eastman as one of the best employers in the country


Forbes has ranked Eastman Chemical Company as one of the best large employers in America.

Eastman was ranked 133rd out of 500 companies that have more than 5,000 U.S. employees.

The company also made the list in 2018 when it was ranked 232nd.

The rankings are based on input from employees. 50,000 American workers were asked about their willingness to recommend their employer to friends or family, according to Eastman.

Trader Joe’s, Southwest Airlines, Lilly, Costco, and Garmin made up the top five.

BAE Systems earned a ranking of 163 while the State of Tennessee ranked 235th and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee ranked 390th.

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