NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline™, is proud to announce the airline has once again earned a top score on the Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In connection with its top ranking, JetBlue has earned the designation as one of the nation’s Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for yet another year.
“We are proud to be named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for a sixth year,” said Robin Hayes, JetBlue’s president and CEO. “At JetBlue, our mission to inspire humanity extends to everything we do, whether it’s providing inclusive health care coverage for our crewmembers, or supporting countless nonprofit organizations doing important work for the community. This award is for all our crewmembers committed to making JetBlue a different kind of airline that’s led by our values.”
JetBlue is a longstanding supporter of the LGBTQ community and in the past year has provided support for a variety of nonprofits across the country including Boston Gay Men’s Chorus; Lambda Legal; New York City Gay Men’s Chorus; New York City Anti-Violence Project; New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center; NLGJA – the Association of LGBTQ Journalists; OutRight Action International; Stonewall Inn Gives Back; and the Trevor Project.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
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