Wednesday, June 29, 2016

PayPal shows support for LGBT-friendly workplace - BIZ JOURNALS

by Cassidy Trowbridge 
Originally published: June 28, 2016

This month online payment company PayPal signed the UNITY Pledge, in support of fully inclusive non-discrimination policies in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations for all Arizonans, including the LGBT community.

The company joins other Valley businesses such as GoDaddy, Yelp, Uber, PetSmart and Coca-Cola. There are currently over 1,800 companies businesses and organizations signed to the UNITY Pledge, according to the organization.

“At the heart of PayPal’s culture is one of collaboration, innovation, wellness, and inclusion. Inclusion and equality are values at the center of everything we believe in and endeavor to achieve at PayPal,” said Karen Marshall, Vice President of Global Operations for PayPal, in a statement. “With the signing of the UNITY Pledge, we aim to publicly show support of our diverse community both in and outside the workplace."