Workplace

Workplace

LGBTQ Equality at the Fortune 500

Fortune magazine's 500 largest publicly-traded companies, which collectively employ nearly 25 million people, have made significant strides in advancing equal protections and benefits for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and…

Workplace

How can I find an employer's non-discrimination policy?

The employer seeking to include its gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer workers must maintain "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" as protected classes, in addition to federally protected classes, in…

Workplace, Marriage

Federal Laws Impacting Domestic Partner Benefits

When discussing Domestic Partner Benefits, it is important to be aware of the numerous laws that provide, and often restrict, numerous benefits to people in certain types of relationship. Domestic…

Workplace

Expanding your Employee Resource Group

There are critical aspects of forming a LGBTQ employee resource group when employees do not have explicit protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Working…

Workplace

Equal Benefits Ordinances

An equal benefits ordinance requires contractors with a state or local government to offer equal benefits to its employees. To comply with such a law, a contractor that offers health…