Published on : Saturday, November 11, 2017
proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
Southwest Airlines joins the ranks of more than 600 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year. This is Southwest’s third consecutive year with a rating of 100 percent.
“Southwest Airlines is proud to be recognized for our continued commitment to equality by being named as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the third year in a row,” said Ellen Torbert, Southwest Airlines’ Vice President Diversity and Inclusion. “At Southwest Airlines, we put People first, and we’re proud to have a work environment where our Employees can come as they are and have their unique perspectives celebrated.”
The 2018 CEI rated businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Southwest Airlines’ efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
Source:- Southwest Airline