Bloomberg Law
July 2, 2019, 4:30 PMUpdated: July 2, 2019, 7:26 PM

Major Companies Ask High Court to Support LGBT Worker Rights (1)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

More than 200 businesses will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to support federal anti-discrimination protections for LGBT workers as a way to provide certainty for companies, healthier workplaces, and ultimately help their bottom lines.

The friend-of-the-court brief, which will be filed July 3, has more corporate signers than any previous business brief filed to the Supreme Court on a Title VII issue, according to the Human Rights Campaign. The 206 companies in the coalition represent more than 7 million employees, a wide variety of industries, and more than $5 trillion in revenue, according to the group.

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