Milwaukee, WI (November 9, 2017) –Michael Best is pleased to announce the firm has again received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) employees. The perfect score earns Michael Best distinction among the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and reflects a commitment to workplace equality with respect to tangible policies, benefits, and practices.
“At Michael Best, we are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment built on mutual respect and fair treatment,” stated Jorge M. Leon, Chair of Michael Best’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. “Being recognized by the Human Rights Campaign is a great honor, and we’re looking forward to continuing to provide a welcoming and supportive place to work.”
The 2018 CEI rated 609 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.