Self-identification can help companies to better develop programs and benefits that meet the needs of LGBTQ associates and to better attract and retain a diverse talent pool to stay competitive in today's tight labor market.
Originally Published by ADP.
Numerous studies have shown that having a diverse workforce brings a wider range of opinions to the table which leads to better problem solving and drives innovation. But to benefit from diverse perspectives, companies first need to understand the makeup of their employee population beyond gender, ethnicity and race.
New York City's annual Pride March stayed close to its roots this year with protests against Trump and police brutality.
New York City's annual Pride March was initially established as a civil rights demonstration to raise awareness and to remember those lost to illness and violence. Although the parade now has been embraced by pop-culture and known for its yearly floats, costumes — some on the more risqué side – and rainbow flags, this year's celebration stayed close to its roots by demonstrating protests against Trump and police brutality, while still keeping environment fun.
Friends, allies and members of the LGBT community are invited to participate in AT&T's Live Proud campaign to celebrate awareness and empowerment for the LGBT community, and enter to win a trip to Palm Springs Pride Week in November.
States must treat gay couples the same as heterosexuals.
Unlike the tepid welcome to the LGBT community by Gov. Pence, Indianapolis Mayor Ballard embraces his role as the first sitting mayor to lead the city's Pride March.
The corporate, political and social backlash against Indiana's new 'Religious Freedom Law' is escalating. The fight against the law, which allows LGBT discrimination, is led by Diversityinc Top 50 companies Eli Lilly and Company and Cummins
Update (3/30/2015 4:35 pm): The business coalition of Cummins, Eli Lilly and Company and other companies have sent letters to the Indiana legislature asking for new legislation to make certain that the neither the RFRA or any other Indiana law "can be used to justify discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity.