The Human Rights
Campaign has released its 2008 list of "Best Places to
Work for GLBT Equality." Making the list are 195 U.S.
companies, and they are already taking advantage of
the recognition to demonstrate their fair and
open-minded policies based on nondiscrimination.
Inclusion on the
list is awarded only to companies that score 100%
on the HRC's Corporate Equality Index, which measures
company policies that regulate fairness and equality
in the workplace, according to an HRC press release.
Among the companies listed are Disney, Google, US Airways,
the New York Times Co., Ford, Nike, and PepsiCo.
"Each of these
companies is working hard to transform their
workplaces and make them safer for millions of employees
around the country," Joe Solmonese, HRC president,
said in the release. "We can now say that at least 10
million employees are protected on the basis of sexual
orientation and gender identity on the job."
prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBT people,
while seven more have extended such protections to LGB
For a full
listing of companies, visit https://www.hrc.org/issues/best_places_to_work_2008.(