- Second consecutive year company received perfect score
- Company policies and practices support LGBT employees and families
- Values diverse workforce as a great strength
MELBOURNE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Human Rights Campaign has recognized Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS)
as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” after awarding a
perfect score of 100 in its latest Corporate Equality Index – the second
consecutive year the company received the designation.
The recognition is part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
advocacy group’s recently released 2017 index list, which rates
companies based on LGBT-related policies and practices. Factors
affecting the rating include non-discrimination workplace protections,
domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits,
competency programs and public engagement with the LGBT community.
“Harris is proud of this recognition because it reflects our company’s
mission and values, and our belief that employee diversity is a great
strength,” said Bob Duffy, senior vice president of Human Resources and
One of Harris’ core values, Inclusion
and Equity of Opportunity, emphasizes that the company’s success
comes from diverse ideas and talent working together to achieve goals.
Harris benefits cover same-sex spouses and domestic partners and company
policies prohibit discrimination in all forms.
About Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’
toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that
connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 100
countries and has approximately $7.5 billion in annual revenue and
21,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business
segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems,
Electronic Systems and Critical Networks. Learn more at harris.com.
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131