GE Appliances Earns Perfect Score for LGBTQ Workplace Equality

GE Appliances, a Haier company, is proud to announce a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaigns 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This annual benchmarking tool assesses the equality of a companys policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees.

The perfect score is a testament to the inclusive culture we foster at GE Appliances, said AJ Hubbard, Executive Director of Inclusion and Diversity. Our commitment of contributing to the wellbeing of our employees will result in a happier, more productive, more loyal workforce. We strive to have a team that is energized and engaged.

To receive a perfect score, businesses must have inclusive policies and practices for LGBTQ employees that include transgender-inclusive healthcare, same-sex domestic partner benefits, public engagement and community support for LGBTQ events, nondiscriminatory hiring and recruitment, and LGBTQ supplier diversity initiatives.

If inequality exists for one person at GE Appliances, then we are not working hard enough to create an inclusive and diverse culture where our employees can thrive and be their authentic selves, says Rick Hasselbeck, Chief Commercial Officer and co-executive sponsor of the Pride employee resource group.

This perfect score earns GE Appliances the distinction of being a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. People refer to the CEI to learn how inclusive a company is in policy and practice toward LGBTQ employees. It is a trusted guide used to decide where to work and businesses to support based on corporate values and culture.

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This ranking affirms we have a strong foundation that allows us to continue retaining and attracting a diverse, talented workforce that reflects our values, said Kevin Nolan, Chief Executive Officer.

GE Appliances joins the ranks of over 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

About GE Appliances

GE Appliances, a Haier company, creates good things, for life through our passion for great appliances and the happiness they can bring to every household. With the Monogram, CAF‰, GE, GE Profile„¢, Haier and Hotpoint brands, people and families have more choices for making their kitchens and homes amazing each day. Our products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners and water filtration systems. For more information, visit www.geappliances.com/our-company.

Julie Wood
GE Appliances
502.741.1557
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