A lot of good things can be said about Swiss Army knives. They are adorable, handy, and super versatile. Need a corkscrew, a file, or an itty-bitty wrench? Your Swiss Army knife has got your back. Victorinox, the company that makes these knives, also has the back of its employees—they have never had to lay someone off since the company was founded in 1884.

The company set up a unique system that would allow them to pay their 900+ workers even when business is bad. They allocated certain amount of funds that were made during boom periods and set them aside in case the company was suffering. Those funds are then used to pay their employees even when the company isn't making money. They also outsourced labor to other companies so Victorinox employees are never left without a job.

Sources: Sharpen-Up