Diversity Employment : GLBT
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers are afforded specific legal rights and accommodations to ensure equality in the workplace. While many large companies and potential employers are described as being particularly diversity-friendly, finding an appropriate work environment remains a challenging proposition. For a hand-selected collection of respected internet sites relating to GLBT career opportunities, click on the “Web Resources” tab below.
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How can an organization ensure that its work benefits provide for LGBT employees?
- Ensure your organization’s health insurance plans cover transition-related care for employees who are transgender.
- If your organization has a life insurance benefit, ensure the plan will recognize a registered domestic partner as the default beneficiary.
- Provide the domestic partners, dependents and children (biological, adopted or step) of LGBT individuals and couples the same benefits as the organization grants the spouses, dependents and children of heterosexual individuals and couples.
- Recognize all employee affinity groups equally, including LGBT groups.
- Pay for employee time and fees for attending diversity awareness trainings and conferences.
- Recognize, sponsor and support involvement in LGBT professional organizations, events and pro bono efforts.
[ Source; California State Bar Association ]