Thursday, September 29, 2011
Wow, I'm surprised to hear this about Wally World.
Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart has added gender identity to their list of protected categories for employees.Maybe others will follow?
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, already has protections for LGB employees. The additional transgender protections were praised by the Human Rights Campaign.
“What matters in the workplace is how you do your job, not your gender identity or sexual orientation,” HRC President Joe Solmonese said in a press release. “As the nation’s largest private employer, Wal-Mart shows that doing the right thing is also good for business. We urge them to continue to move forward by ensuring all of their LGBT employees receive equal benefits.”