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2010-10-12 08:00:00

ROSELAND, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, received two national honors this month which recognizes ADP's commitment to an inclusive and diverse workplace. Working Mother magazine named ADP to its 2010 "100 Best Companies" list. ADP also received a 100 percent survey rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2011 Corporate Equality Index, distinguishing the company as one of the Best...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Index rates employers annually based on their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace policies and benefits Chrysler one of 338 leading employers to achieve a perfect score in 2011, the fifth time the Company has achieved a perfect score on this important index Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC): "Employees are protected from employment discrimination because employers like Chrysler maintain strong policies on diversity...

2010-10-06 14:32:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton has achieved a 100 percent rating on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. This is the second year that Booz Allen has achieved a perfect rating. This year, 337 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent, compared to 305 with top ratings in the 2010 Corporate Equality Index - an increase of more than 10 percent. The number of employers rated...

2010-10-04 08:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it has been designated as one of Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2011 'Best Places to Work' for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employee equality. For the second consecutive year, Delta earned a 100 percent rating in HRC's annual Corporate Equality Index. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "The Human Rights...

2010-10-01 13:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has once again earned the top rating of 100-percent in the 2011 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the ninth-annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). Subaru is one of only 338 other major U.S. businesses that received top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-10-01 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is proud to announce it has once again earned a top rating on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work survey, a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090217/NY71475LOGO-b ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090217/NY71475LOGO-b ) The...

2010-06-07 02:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente is the first health and hospital system to earn a perfect 100 percent rating on the Healthcare Equality Index. The HEI is an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. Kaiser Permanente's Patients' Bill of Rights fully protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients and their families from discrimination. Updates that took effect June 7 in Kaiser...

2010-04-28 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the Nation's Capital enacted groundbreaking legislation to provide equal marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples on March 9, 2010, couples have chosen to legalize their long-standing and loving relationships with a license and an appropriate ceremony. The winner of the 2010 Caterer of the Year Award, Main Event Caterers of Arlington, Virginia, is partnering with Capital Pride to offer a Gay or Lesbian Wedding Seminar on May 4, 2010 at the...

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2010-04-16 11:05:00

A memorandum issues by President Barack Obama on Thursday prohibits hospitals from denying visitation rights based on sexuality, race, religion, or gender, opening the door for gay and lesbian men and women to visit their partners in medical care facilities. "It should be made clear that designated visitors"¦ should enjoy visitation privileges that are no more restrictive than those that immediate family members enjoy," the President wrote in the memo. "Every day across America,...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

Video Compares Fight For Gay Marriage To Past Civil Rights Struggles WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Justice Through Music, www.jtmp.org, a national non profit that works with famous bands to bring attention to important social issues, teamed up the band Op-Critical in a music video called Prop 8, to oppose the California referendum that was used to overturn the state's gay marriage law. The video, now on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0ls8cIRwuM, looks at the...


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