17:03 | 10.11.2017
JetBlue Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
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.
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier
in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando,
and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to
101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of
1,000 daily flights. For more information please visit jetblue.com.
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