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Receives Designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for Second Year in a Row
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“It is an honor to receive this recognition for a second consecutive year because of the commitment of our nearly 61,000 colleagues worldwide to creating a positive work environment and culture,” said David P. King, chairman and CEO of LabCorp. “As we celebrate our 50th anniversary this year, I am proud not only of what we have achieved in the last five decades, but also how we achieve success — by fostering a culture that treats every person with dignity and respect. That mindset is critical to achieving our mission of improving health and improving lives.”
The 2019 CEI evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. LabCorp’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an
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