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  1. Canada's best diversity employers for 2012
    Globe and Mail
    Mediacorp's editorial team judged employers on their programs for five major employee groups: women; members of visible minorities; persons with disabilities; aboriginal peoples; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered/transsexual (LGBT) peoples.

    Here is the list with organization names and locations. If you're looking for employment in Canada, these might be good places to start. If you're a consumer, these organizations deserve our business. ~ Lori

    Agrium Inc., Calgary
    Amex Canada Inc., Markham, Ont.
    BC Hydro, Vancouver
    Boeing Canada Operations Ltd., Winnipeg
    Bombardier Aerospace, Dorval, Que.
    Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Montreal
    Cameco Corp., Saskatoon
    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Toronto
    Capital District Health Authority, Halifax
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto
    Corus Entertainment Inc., Toronto
    Deloitte & Touche LLP, Toronto
    Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto
    Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, Toronto
    Health Canada-Santé Canada, Ottawa
    Hewlett-Packard Canada Co., Mississauga, Ont.
    Home Depot Canada, Toronto
    Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), Gatineau, Que.
    Information Services Corp. of Saskatchewan, Regina
    Jazz Aviation LP, Enfield, N.S.
    KPMG LLP, Toronto
    Loblaw Cos. Ltd., Brampton, Ont.
    Manitoba Hydro, Winnipeg
    Government of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
    National Bank Financial Group, Montreal
    Newalta Corp., Calgary
    Northwestel Inc., Whitehorse
    Ontario Public Service, Toronto
    City of Ottawa
    Public Works and Government Services Canada, Gatineau, Que.
    Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Regina
    City of Saskatoon
    SaskPower, Regina
    SaskTel, Regina
    Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology, Markham, Ont.
    Shell Canada Ltd., Calgary
    Stantec Consulting Ltd., Edmonton
    Statistics Canada, Ottawa
    Stikeman Elliott LLP, Montreal
    Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto
    Telus Corp., Vancouver
    TransCanada Corp., Calgary
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    University of Toronto
    University of Victoria
    City of Vancouver
    Workers’ Compensation Board of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Xerox Canada Inc., Toronto
    YMCA of Greater Toronto
  2. HRC Offers New Resource to Make Workplaces More Equitable for Transgender ...
    Human Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)
    Today the HRC Workplace Project released their latest resource in the effort to make workplaces more fair and equal for America'stransgender workers. Transgender-Inclusive Health Care Coverage and the Corporate Equality Index is a white paper full of...
  3. Transgender Workers Face High Unemployment
    The Associated Press
    A series of job fairs held in San Francisco aim to match unemployed transgender workers, many of whom say they've experienced past discrimination in the work force, with companies who support their community...
  4. Transgender student-teacher dismissed
    Wilmington News Journal, OH
    When an area school district dismissed a Wilmington College (WC) transgender senior in January on the second day of a student-teaching placement at Hillsboro High School, the district may have broken federal law...
  5. Free Workshop: Employment Rights for Transgender & LGBT Workers
    By outandequal
    For this reason, the California State Bar's Labor & Employment Section made possible a free workshop taking place this Wednesday, July 11, 2012, called “Employment Rights forTransgender/LGBT Workers.” The event is open to all and will...
  6. Though most Americans support transgender protections in the workplace, House Speaker John Boehner has not shown any initiative to get a full vote for the bill.

    Parker Marie Molloy | December 14 2013 12:24 AM ET
    "The effort to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity, an issue transgender Americans face with overwhelming regularity, sees less public support among the general public, with only 56 percent of respondents favoring the protections outlined in the current version of ENDA. The only age group with less than a majority of support for the anti-discrimination effort is made up of Americans 65 and up, according to the December 9 poll by United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection. This would seem to suggest overall improvement in transgender acceptance as younger generations gain political relevance."

    Poll: Majority of Americans Support Trans-Inclusive ENDA
  7. "Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees

    In the 2014 CEI report, 304 major businesses — spanning nearly every industry and geography — earned a top score of 100 percent and the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.”

    Exxon Mobil Corp.
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    Chevron Corp.
    General Motors Co.
    General Electric Co.
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
    Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)
    Ford Motor Co.
    Hewlett-Packard Co.

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