While the SCOTUS ruling marked a major advancement for LGBTQ+ equality, there is still work to be done to ensure every workplace has inclusive policies and practices in place. Non-discrimination policies, benefits and other practices that include LGBTQ+ workers are essential for businesses as they compete for talent and customers. Through pioneering tools like the Corporate Equality Index, HRC works to provide employers the resources they need to improve and promote fairness in the workplace.

Transgender, Workplace, Laws & Legislation

Workplace Discrimination Laws and Policies

Under the patchwork of state and local employment law that prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation more than three of every five citizens live in jurisdictions…

Transgender, Workplace, Communities of Color

Who's Hiring

Join this web series from HRC and Trans Can Work to connect transgender and non-binary job seekers with opportunities and resources.

Workplace, Communities of Color, Transgender

Understanding Poverty in the LGBTQ+ Community

Poverty generally refers to a lack of basic necessities, resources and income, though its exact definition is often widely debated and measured in a variety of ways. A common way…

Workplace, LGBTQ+ Youth, Health & Aging, HIV & Health Equity

Understanding Disability in the LGBTQ+ Community

Last updated: 8/12/2022
Disability refers to conditions that impair the body or mind and make it more difficult or impossible to do certain activities or functions of daily living. The…

Federal Policy, Workplace

U.S. Federal Government Employment Policies

U.S. Federal Government Employment Policies

In 2011, the federal government, excluding the Postal Service, is the Nation's largest employer with about 2.0 million civilian employees.