With more than 300,000 employees and operations in over 140 countries, GE employees reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage.

Gays, Lesbian, Bisexuals & Transgender and GE

At GE, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind, and oppose laws permitting discrimination, including those based on sexual orientation or gender identity. GE is developing the technologies of tomorrow. We believe that a wide variety of cultural and individual experiences helps us innovate and deliver the best results for customers. We foster an inclusive workplace where all employees have the opportunity to reach their growth potential and contribute to the progress of the industries and communities we support.

Recent actions:

- Joined the Human Rights Campaign’s coalition of 68 companies in support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s request that a federal judge halt enforcement of North Carolina’s HB2 law. HB2 bans transgender people using facilities consistent with their gender identity in government buildings, including airports and convention centers, pending a broader decision in the DOJ’s discrimination case against the state.

- Joined the Freedom Massachusetts Business Coalition in support of proposed legislation that will ensure that transgender people are allowed to use whichever public restrooms are consistent with their gender identity

- Signed an open letter to Mississippi lawmakers urging repeal of the “Religious Liberty Accommodations Act” that was recently enacted. Assisted the Mississippi Chamber of Commerce’s efforts in opposition to the Act.

 

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Proud to join @hrc – laws that encourage diversity & prohibit discrimination.  #EqualityForward
March 12, 2016

Proud to join @hrc – laws that encourage diversity & prohibit discrimination. #EqualityForward

Today, HRC announced the launch of HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act, a coalition of 60 major employers that have officially endorsed the bipartisan Equality Act. Since HRC joined with lawmakers and advocates last July to introduce the Equality Act in Congress, HRC has continued to build support from the business community. Today, the Business Coalition for the Equality Act launches with 60 leading American companies. With operations in all 50 states, headquarters spanning 22...

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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Allies Alliance (GLBTA)

The GLBTA Alliance was developed to attract, develop, and retain gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender employees. Our vision is to create an inclusive workplace where everyone is empowered to fully participate and grow their careers while helping GE businesses succeed.