Our Quality of Work Life

USG knows about the importance of balancing work and play. Our comprehensive work life program offers a number of attractive benefits and working conditions that recognize your individual needs. In giving your best, you can expect a corporate commitment to your professional and personal growth.


The Workplace

Benefit Description
Flexible Schedules USG has part time opportunities, provides “flexible” work hours with various start and end times, and has a telecommuting option for part of the workweek. In addition, some locations participate in a Summer Hours Program that allows modest extensions to an employee’s regular work schedule to allow for Friday afternoons off. 

Family & Leisure

Benefit Description
Vacation Employees enjoy up to six weeks paid vacation based on their length of continuous service.
Holidays USG’s holiday plan provides up to 11 paid holidays. Many locations provide flexibility by offering “Individual Holidays” that can be used for civic and religious holidays not already included on the schedule. 
Adoption Assistance USG offers an employee up to $10,000 in benefit reimbursement for adoption related expenses. 
Fitness Membership/Wellness Program Chicago based employees are eligible for subsidized enrollment in a world class cardio-fitness center. Other locations provide annual medical monitoring and educational materials on various health issues as part of the Company’s wellness initiatives. 

Community Involvement

Involvement Description
Matching Gift Plan The USG Foundation will match employee gifts to eligible institutions at a rate of 50 cents on the dollar. Eligible institutions include colleges and universities, hospitals and hospices, health and welfare organizations, and non-profit cultural organizations such as museums, symphonies, libraries and theaters. We also recognize volunteer hours with a financial contribution to the organization you support.
Contributions USG strongly believes in supporting the communities where it operates. The Company makes annual donations to several national and local charities and organizations. The Company is an active sponsor in many organizations and regularly supports volunteer and fundraising programs.