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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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23 July 2012

At big firms, equity gender gap continues [USA]

Author: Vivia Chen, National Law Journal [USA]

Virtually every firm claims that it is committed to helping women succeed. And they all seem to offer an array of women's programs — affinity groups, business-development training and work/life balance initiatives. Firms talk a good line, but how many...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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13 September 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2010:A report card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America."

Author: Human Rights Campaign

305 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent this year, compared with 260 businesses in the previous year. This accounts for 58 businesses that reached 100 percent for the first time and 13 no longer on the list, for a net increase of 45...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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26 October 2007

Gay lawyer settles lawsuit against Sullivan & Cromwell [USA]

Author: Michael Herman, Times [UK]

A gay lawyer who sued Sullivan & Cromwell, one of America’s most prestigious law firms, over allegations of discrimination has settled his case. Aaron Charney, 28, accused the firm of systematically discriminating against him because of his...

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17 January 2007

Associate Sues Sullivan & Cromwell for Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Author: Anthony Lin, New York Law Journal

A mergers and acquisitions associate at Sullivan & Cromwell has sued the firm alleging a pattern of discrimination against him on the basis of sexual orientation. [The plaintiff] Aaron B. Charney accuses several of the firm's top partners of...

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