A record 477 (95.4%) of the 2012 FORTUNE 500 Companies voluntarily include sexual orientation in their employment non-discrimination policies, according to Equality Forum. Starting in 2004, Equality Forum in collaboration with Professor Louis Thomas, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Ian Ayres, William K. Townsend Professor, Yale Law School has made the case to include sexual orientation in a companies’ non-discrimination policies to FORTUNE 500 CEOs, HR Directors, and members of their Board of Directors as well as convincing shareholder that this type of non-discrimination policy is worthwhile. In 2004, there were 323 (64.6%) of the FORTUNE 500 Companies that provided sexual orientation workplace protection.
The full list of companies that support non-discrimination policies can be seen by clicking here.
For the 23 that don’t (including some travel-related ones like Sands Resorts), click after the jump…
|87||Plains All American Pipeline||Non-Compliant|
|144||United Services Automobile Assn.||Non-Compliant|
|161||TRW Automotive Holdings||Non-Compliant|
|278||Las Vegas Sands||Non-Compliant|
|312||Energy Transfer Equity||Non-Compliant|
|352||Spectrum Group International||Non-Compliant|
|356||Alpha Natural Resources||Non-Compliant|
|402||CF Industries Holdings||Non-Compliant|
|455||Catalyst Health Solutions||Non-Compliant|