Some companies that offer employee insurance plans include Verizon, Microsoft, Orbitz Worldwide, Publix Super Markets, American Express, Pfizer, P&G, Qualcomm, Walmart and Target. Until April of 2014, Target offered insurance to its part-time employees, but has since discontinued that coverage, reports ABC news. However, other companies like Whole Foods, Starbucks, Land's End, Home Depot and Trader Joe's offer insurance plans to all employees, both full and part time.
Other companies that provide insurance coverage for their full-time employees, or employees who work at least 30 hours per week, include Google, Intuit, Chevron, Kaiser Permanente, Nordstrom, AFLAC, Hot Topic and Sherwin-Williams. Google was listed as the number one company for compensation and benefits, according to Forbes in 2014.
More companies include Yahoo, National Instruments, Methodist Hospital System, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Texas Instruments, Washington Mutual, Men's Wearhouse, CarMax, General Mills, Marriott International, Edward Jones, Zappos.com, Mercedes-Benz USA, DreamWorks Animation, USAA, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Intel, Allianz Life Insurance, Teach for America, Mattel, Hasbro and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.
Restaurants and fast-food chains like T.G.I. Friday's, Chipotle, In-N-Out Burger, Texas Roadhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill and Five Guys Burgers and Fries also offer full-time employee benefits.
Other companies that offer insurance plans to employees regardless if they work full or part time are U-Haul, Lowe's, REI, UPS, The Container Store, Caribou Coffee, Allegis Group, Nike, Costco and Staples. The insurance plans offered for part-time employees might not be as comprehensive as those offered to full-time employees. This depends on the individual company.