Whirlpool honored for corporate equality

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. Whirlpool announced that it has received a score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index. This is the seventh consecutive year that Whirlpool has attained a perfect score on the index, the company reported.

The Corporate Equality Index rates American workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality. It is an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices regarding LGBT employees and has been compiled annually for the past nine years.

"Whirlpool Corporation is proud to be a perennial leader on HRC's Corporate Equality Index," said Tim Reynolds, VP talent and organizational effectiveness for Whirlpool. "It reflects our shared vision of striving to be a top company for LGBT employee rights, resources and recruitment."

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