Workplace

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.

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.

Laws & Legislation, Federal Policy, Workplace

The Equality Act

The Equality Act would provide consistent and explicit anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people across key areas of life, including employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs,…

Workplace

Supporting Paid Leave

Every year, millions of Americans face significant life events, including medical treatment and recovery, taking care of a loved one, or welcoming a child. Given the prevalence of workplace discrimination…

Workplace

Standards for Credit on the MEI

Please see the 2021 Municipal Equality Index scorecard available here.
The following outlines our standards for credit in each section of the 2021 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) scorecard. Please note…