American, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Southwest, United Get Top Score in HRC Annual Scorecard

By Paul Riegler on 28 March 2019
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IMG_3397American Airlines, Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, Marriott International, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines all earned a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality.

The index rates companies on non-discrimination policies, employee benefits, support of an inclusive culture, corporate responsibility, and “responsible citizenship.”

“America’s leading companies and law firms are continuing to advance vital and increasingly rigorous policies and practices to protect their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer workers around the world,” the group said in a statement.

“We believe that advocating for inclusion is at the heart of connecting people and uniting the world,” said United Airlines’ top human resources executive, Kate Gebo.

Other companies in the travel and tech sectors with a score of 100 include American Express, Apple, JPMorgan Chase, Hertz, Mastercard, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Twitter, Uber, Visa, and Walt Disney.

A total of 571 companies earned the top score.

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