Our People

Employee Health and Wellness

We are committed to helping our employees and their families lead healthy, productive lives. Our wellness programs provide resources, information, motivation and support to help our employees make healthy lifestyle choices and minimize health risks. These programs vary by business and location, reflecting the needs of employees and the characteristics of national healthcare delivery systems.

Most of our locations offer on-site influenza immunizations and health screenings, and most also facilitate employee exercise. Many offer a broad range of on-site health services in addition to educational programs and wellness events.

In 2014 alone:

61% of eligible employees participated in biometric screenings
22 onsite health coaches worked with and supported our employees
46% of enrolled employees and their spouses received a preventive examination
Wellness initiatives helped lower employee absences by ½ day per employee per year

Employee Safety

Nothing is more important than our employees’ safety. We have clear, consistent policies and standards requiring that we operate in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of our employees.

Across the business, we take measures to prevent workplace hazards, enforce a culture of continuous improvement to ensure our processes help reduce injuries and illnesses and comply with the governing health and safety laws.

Many of our business units have been recognized for their commitment and success in promoting health and safety among their workers.


A diverse workplace yields better ideas and outcomes and we are committed to promoting diversity of thought, experience, perspectives and capabilities. Each business, and each individual, makes a unique contribution to our company. We recognize that diversity is good for our team and our shareholders, and it’s critical to our future competitiveness.

General Dynamics proudly supports a culture of inclusion that encourages a work environment that honors diverse opinions. Employees can flourish here: they know their individual skills, abilities and viewpoints are honored. Our diverse, global business is united by a common goal of being the best in the business, delivering shareholder value and being a good corporate citizen in each of the communities where we do business.

Our ongoing support of the Black Engineer of the Year, National Society of Black Engineers, Out for Work, Out and Equal, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Student Veterans of America and Women of Color in Engineering and Science, to name a few, demonstrates our commitment to diversity within our company and in our industry.