Ethical Employment Practices

We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent in our diverse, global workforce through programs based on competitive compensation, benefits and an outstanding corporate culture that fosters camaraderie, collaboration and career development. We adhere to core principles of human rights by complying with international standards and by establishing a safe, healthy working environment based on respect and fairness for all employees, regardless of gender, nationality or ethnicity. View our human rights policy statement here.

Employee Retention

In the Cirrus Logic fiscal year 2021, our voluntary turnover was 6 percent compared with the external market benchmark of 12 percent.

Employee Turnover/Time With Company Data
Source: Cirrus Logic Employees Worldwide as of FY21 ending March 27, 2021

Diversity

Cirrus Logic is dedicated to hiring and developing a global workplace that values each individual and their contributions to our corporate success. We regularly review our hiring processes to ensure they adhere to our core principles of equality in the workforce. We are focused on increasing engagement with all genders and underrepresented groups and have adopted strategies to create an even more inclusive and positive work environment.

Employee Gender Diversity Chart
Source: Cirrus Logic Employees Worldwide as of FY21 ending March 27, 2021

Health and Safety

Cirrus Logic is committed to providing a safe working environment for our global workforce. A dedicated team of Health and Safety professionals provides the tools, training and programs to help ensure compliance with all global standards. We want to provide each employee with the knowledge, training and resources to succeed – safely!

Risk Assessments and Hazard Identification

Cirrus Logic conducts risk assessments for health and safety and complies with all workforce standards in an effort to prevent accidents, incidents and unsafe workplace practices. We routinely review our activities, equipment and the use of certain chemicals to ensure health and safety protocols are properly maintained.

Health and Safety Management System

Cirrus Logic has a health and safety management system, accessible to all of our employees through a dedicated Health and Safety Standards portal. Employees are encouraged to provide suggestions to improve the safety in the workplace. Health and Safety performance is monitored and managed by our in-house team and insights are shared with both management and employee representatives at least quarterly via committee meetings and newsletters.

Incident prevention

In the event of an incident, the situation is investigated and analyzed for a root cause so that corrective actions can be taken to prevent any further recurrence and ensure the health and safety of our employees.

Training

Regular education, specialized training and e-learning tools are provided to share site-specific safety information for employees. Our goal is to ensure our employees have the skills, training and preparedness they need to minimize the risk of illness and injury while in the workplace. Trainings include first aid and evacuation exercises to ensure emergency preparedness. Regular on-site safety training is also provided in specific areas for gas safety, cryogenics and exit procedures.

Certifications

  • The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Our Focus on Innovation

Innovation is more than just one of our core values - it drives our company's success.

Cirrus Logic’s customers are leaders in the markets we serve and our products are utilized in some of the most creative products on the planet. With each new product, Cirrus Logic employees push the boundaries of innovation for the integrated circuits used in everyday products by consumers across the globe. Our substantial investment in research and development funds advanced-process technology development, new product introductions and expansion in adjacent application areas. This investment is critical to fuel future opportunities. We protect our intellectual property with a strong portfolio of patents worldwide, which enables us to offer differentiated products.

Patents Held by Cirrus Logic 3,700
Source: Cirrus Logic as of July 28, 2021

Workplace Recognition and Awards

Cirrus Logic believes our employees are at the center of why our company continues to be recognized as one of the top companies to work for on both a regional and national level. By fostering a family-focused culture based on regular employee feedback used to direct new employee programs and services, we continue to build strong core values based on communication, integrity, innovation, continuous improvement and job satisfaction. Cirrus Logic is proud of the recognition we have received from these influential organizations who assess workplace culture.

  • Austin American-Statesman 2021
  • Austin American-Statesman 2020
  • Forbes World's Best Employers - 2020
  • Clued In Leaders Badge
  • Communication Badge
  • Technology Badge
  • Innovation Badge
  • Top Leaders Badge
Austin American-Statesman 2021
Austin American-Statesman 2020
Clued In Leaders Badge
Technology Badge
Top Leaders Badge
Communication Badge
Innovation Badge
Forbes World's Best Employers - 2020

World-Class Benefits

Global benefits go well beyond just offering highly competitive compensation. Cirrus Logic believes it is important to provide our employees with company-sponsored health insurance programs, generous personal time off allowance, and a wide variety of programs to recognize and reward each employee within our family-friendly atmosphere.

Health and Welfare

Through a carefully selected network of healthcare providers in each of our global locations, we believe our benefits are a key reason for our exceptional level of employee retention.

  • Company sponsored healthcare (medical, dental, vision, disability, etc.)
  • 401(k) and related pension schemes
  • Generous personal time off (PTO)
  • Discounts for childcare and subsidies for family care
  • On-site Med Clinic in Austin for Cirrus Logic employees and their covered dependents
  • Parental leave
  • Mental health counseling services and resources
  • Emergency travel assistance for employees

Wellness Works

At Cirrus Logic, we believe wellness is a way of life and plays an important role in maintaining our dynamic workforce.

  • Biometric testing
  • Flu shot clinics
  • On-site fitness facilities at major locations
  • Wellness and fitness classes such as cardio, yoga, weight training
  • COVID-19 testing and vaccines

Training

Cirrus Logic prides itself on maintaining a world-class employee training and professional development program to maximize our employees’ success. We believe our employees place a high degree of value on their personal advancement and are eager to learn. Our employees have completed training in areas such as management and leadership development, engineering and technical skill building, health, wellness and other professional topics.

Educational Assistance

Cirrus Logic provides tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level students. Continuing education plays an important role in supporting our employees’ career development and advancement.

Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Facilitating learning and sharing best practices across the organization are important aspects of employee development. Our in-house experts have a wealth of insights and we are always looking for opportunities to bring in outside experts to promote the exchange of ideas in new areas. We promote this through events like Tech Talk Tuesdays, where academic and industry leaders regularly speak with our employees about their research and facilitate thought-provoking dialogues, and KnowledgeShares, where in-house experts talk about the work they are doing with their teams to increase employee understanding of the innovation occurring across the company.

Resources

Cirrus Logic provides on-site and virtual corporate libraries that are supported by a dedicated librarian to provide a wealth of information via online subscriptions, print materials, research assistance, and tutorials. These libraries provide important research services for our technologists that save time and help advance engineering projects. In addition, we provide access to books, technical reports, journal articles, leadership development and more. Employees now also have free access to Audible for Business, adding flexibility to access more learning and development opportunities.

Recognition

Cirrus Logic has developed a variety of recognition programs to reward both individual employees and teams for exceptional efforts in the areas of innovation, critical project development or just for making that extra effort to provide superior customer service.

Employee Engagement

From monthly concerts, to weekly happy hours, to family-friendly events, Cirrus Logic's commitment to building an engaged workforce is becoming legendary.

The Cirrus Logic Cyclers participate in the LIVESTRONG Challenge bike ride each year to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
Cirrus Logic is an active sponsor for Girlstart, whose mission is to increase girls’ interest and engagement in STEM-related fields.
Running local 10Ks and marathons is a popular team activity for Cirrus Logic employees, so our company provides registration fees and team shirts to support participation.
Cirrus Logic employee volunteers roll up their sleeves each year to help build affordable housing for Central Texas residents.
Each year the company celebrates our employees who have been awarded patents for their achievements in developing new IP. This acknowledgement includes the presentation of custom-made guitars so that recipients can rock out at the patent awards event!
Cirrus Logic is a proud supporter of Girl Day at UT. Our employees volunteer to talk to kids and inspire them to stay in STEM related fields.
Cirrus Logic celebrates its diverse culture in many unique ways, including a special free Diwali luncheon.
Cirrus Logic’s Austin annual “Boo at the Zoo” is always a frighteningly good time for Cirrus Logic families.
Cirrus Logic’s “Woofers” helped to raise thousands of dollars in the Mighty Texas Dog Walk, benefitting rescue dogs who move from animal shelters and become trained to support people living with disabilities.
Once a quarter, Cirrus Logic work teams take time out to prepare meals for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House while a child or loved one receives nearby medical care.
Cirrus Logic supports STEM-related organizations such as Latinitas by donating laptops and other computer accessories no longer in use.