Table 1: Positive Attributes of Non
ion Policies in
the Workplace (Funders for Gay and
Inclusive policies enhance the attract talented, diverse staf component of employee compensa to 40 percent of the compensat offering domestic partner poli applicants from less inclusive
employer’s f. Benefits tion, often ion package cies can at competitor
ability to are a key accounting for up . Employers tract talented s.
These policies can increase mo enhance recruiting by sending your workplace is a supportive employees.
rale of all an importan environmen
current staff and t message that t valuing all
Such policies are good public your workplace’s commitment to your public image.
relations – they demonstrate equality and can enhance
Protection from discrimination and increase productivity.
may reduce staff turnover
Legislation proscribing sexual discrimination does not cover 11 U.S. states and 147 cities books protecting lesbian, gay discrimination in private empl
orientation-based all Americans. To date, only and counties have laws on the and bisexual people from oyment.
Like many feminist theorists, Nussbaum supports the concept
of women as persons (Garrett, 2002). And like Rawls, her theory
attempts to explain the concepts of equality and fairness as
social desert for all. Her theory is similar to Rawls in that
she believes namely, that all human beings, just by being human,
are of equal dignity and worth. No matter what their place in
society, the primary source of their value is a power of moral