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UUA Leads Verizon to Protect Transgender Workers

Posted by T. Resnikoff // February 28th 2012 // Social Justice, soundings, Stories and Voices // no comments

In five-year shareholder advocacy campaign, UUA helps create gender identity protection for 2.9 million workers at many companies.

By Michelle Bates Deakin

For each of the last five years, the Unitarian Universalist Association has filed shareholder resolutions with Verizon Communications to urge the corporation to add “gender identity or expression” to its non-discrimination policy.

In mid-February, Verizon notified the UUA that it has agreed to adopt the policy, which provides protection to transgender people and those in transition.

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Ted Resnikoff is the Digital Communications Editor at the Unitarian Universalist Association.
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