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Levi Strauss Overview

San Francisco, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (LEVI)
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
You’re an original. So are we.

We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we ... Read more

Company Updates

  • As a company, we are taking a multi-pronged approach to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. You can find all of our COVID-19 business news on our website and check back regularly for updates.

    COVID-19 Business Updates - Levi Strauss & Co

    support the local economy. What can we learn from the COVID-19 pandemic and how can we apply those learnings to addressing the climate crisis? Jessica: The COVID-19 crisis has shown us what it looks like when we are unprepared and also that we can work...

  • We’re using our nearly 40 years of experience providing crisis grants to benefit other companies and their employees. Introducing the Red Tab Foundation’s Employee Hardship Fund Playbook. #LifeatLevi

    Red Tab Foundation Open Sources Its 'Playbook' - Levi Strauss & Co

    Ella Clausen, Red Tab FoundationLevi Strauss & Co. Almost 40 years ago, Levi Strauss & Co. stock boy-turned-executive Jerry O'Shea drove the effort to create the Red Tab Foundation (RTF) in order to ensure that no LS&Co. employee or retiree would go without a financial safety net in times of need.

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Levi Strauss – Why Work With Us?

Calling All Originals: Join Our Global Team

Be yourself — and be part of something bigger. We’re a company of people who like to forge our own path. We collaborate instead of competing. We believe that diverse perspectives make us stronger. And we try not to take ourselves too seriously. There’s plenty of room to make your mark here. Come work with us and wear what you love. #OriginalsWanted

Wear What You Love: Retail at LS&Co.

THERE ARE A LOT OF PERKS to working for Levi Strauss & Co., not least of which is that you get to wear jeans (or khakis) — and not just on Fridays. Nope! Every. Single. Day. (I mean, since we’re making this awesome apparel, shouldn’t we be wearing it?)

Here are a few more highlights of working at Levi Strauss & Co.:

  • Health: We offer competitive benefit options, and employees can handpick the medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans that are right for them. Plus, we were the first Fortune 500 company to grant domestic partnership health benefits.
  • Time off with pay: Everyone needs some time to recharge! Employees get a certain number of personal days off each year (depending on location and tenure), plus paid holidays.
  • Product discounts: To make it even easier to create an amazing work wardrobe, employees get a discount at all company-owned retail stores and ecommerce sites. Plus, we occasionally have special employee-only promotions.
  • Sample sales: Several times a year, employees can purchase samples from our brands at a significant discount, with all proceeds benefiting local community partners — so you can shop and do good at the same time.
  • Corporate discounts: We offer discounts at companies such as Apple, Microsoft and AT&T Wireless. Depending on what office you’re located in, there also may be discounts available for things like transportation and nearby gyms.



FOR MORE THAN 160 YEARS, we’ve been giving back to the communities where we have a business presence. It’s a legacy that started when Levi Strauss made a contribution to a San Francisco orphanage back in 1854 that we still support today. And as we like to say here, giving back never goes out of style. Here’s what that tradition looks like today:

Employees & Community

  • Community Day: One day in May, employees get out from behind their desks for a global day of service. In 2019, employees participated in nearly 200 projects in more than 80 locations across 46 countries. 
  • Matching gifts: Employees can request that their personal volunteer time or charitable donation be matched by the Levi Strauss Foundation, up to $2,000 per fiscal year.
  • Paid volunteer time: To encourage employees to support charitable organizations with their time and talents, we offer full-time employees up to five hours per month (60 hours per year) of paid time off to volunteer at charitable organizations of their choice.
  • Service Corps: The LS&Co. Service Corps is an immersion volunteer program for some of our most engaged employees to see our Worker Well-being programs in action, and to experience what life is like for apparel workers outside of the factory walls. It’s a unique opportunity for employees to see how our profits-through-principles approach to business fuels our commitment to improving the lives of the people who make our products.

Our Foundations

  • Red Tab Foundation: The Red Tab Foundation, an industry first, was started by a Levi Strauss & Co. employee to provide a financial safety net for company employees, retiree and their families. The nonprofit is primarily supported by donations from individuals – including employees and retirees, descendants of Levi Strauss and other company shareholders.
  • Levi Strauss Foundation: The Levi Strauss Foundation is LS&Co.’s main philanthropic arm in the community. The foundation supports community partners that push the frontiers of social progress for underserved communities where we have a business presence.


SUSTAINABILITY IS WOVEN into everything we do. It’s how we do business, how we show up in the world and how we respond to what our planet, our business and our consumers need.

We take responsibility for the social and environmental footprint of our products and operations, doing right by the places where we live and work.

We know it’s not enough for us to make statements or sign pledges and think that gets us where we need to be. It has to be about impact. After setting ambitious targets, we must execute to meet those targets, innovating to find the best practices and sharing what we learn to influence the industry. That is what we are doing across our operations, and in our four key sustainability focus areas: water, climate, chemicals and people.

We are committed to seeing this work through and building on it to drive more sustainable performance across our business and our industry. It is what the planet needs and demands of us. It is also how we help the company grow, innovate and stay as durable as the products we make.


Levi Strauss Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Great company"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist in Wrentham, MA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Stylist in Wrentham, MA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Levi Strauss part-time (More than 3 years)


    Good Job for high school and college students


    Some parts of the year an extreme lack of hours.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to associates about what is going on

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Levi Strauss Photos

Levi Strauss photo of: Making sure our jeans measure up at the innovation lab.
Levi Strauss photo of: Sales Stylist
Levi Strauss photo of: Tailor Shop
Levi Strauss photo of: Collaborating in an open workspace.
Levi Strauss photo of: Finding inspiration for the next great design.
Levi Strauss photo of: The Dockers® team plans for future seasons.
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Levi Strauss Interviews



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  1. Featured Interview


    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    great interview with basic interview questions. I applied online and got a call a couple days later. After the interview, heard back maybe a week or less later. Would look up jean styles if you dont wear them.

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Levi Strauss Awards & Accolades

  • World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2014
  • Most Admired Apparel Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • World’s Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2014
  • Best Places to Work, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
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