Is Fresh Step really LGBTQ friendly?

Fresh Step is owned by The Clorox Company

Fresh Step does not have a public position on LGBTQ rights. However, the company has been vocal in its support of marriage equality. In 2013, Fresh Step donated $25,000 to the Human Rights Campaign in support of marriage equality. The company also offers its employees a number of benefits that include domestic partner benefits. Fresh Step also participates in and donates to a number of LGBTQ public events and organizations, such as the Chicago Pride parade. The company also donates to politicians who support LGBTQ rights legislation, such as Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth.


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Does Fresh Step have inclusive workforce protections?

Fresh Step has inclusive workforce protections, with policies that include both sexual orientation and gender identity & expression for all operations

Policy includes sexual orientation for all operations


Policy includes gender identity or expression for all operations


Does Fresh Step offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?

Fresh Step has strong and inclusive benefits offering for US Employees.
Health Insurance and other benefits are equivalent when it comes to their coverage of spouses or domestic partners for different-sex and same-sex couples.
At Fresh Step Transgender individuals are offered equal health coverage, including medically necessary care.

Equal health coverage for transgender individuals without exclusion for medically necessary care


Equivalency in same- and different-sex domestic partner medical and soft benefits


Equivalency in same- and different-sex spousal medical and soft benefits


Does Fresh Step have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?

Fresh Step has shown sustained commitment to diversity through several initiatives like training for new hires and employees, executives performance tied to diversity goals, and policies that support an inclusive culture around gender identity and self expression.
Fresh Step has employee groups and/or diversity councils within the company to support LGBTQ employees, and has several programs around hiring, supplier selection, marketing, and philanthropy to support LBBTQ individuals, causes, and organizations.

LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility


Employee group –or– Diversity council


Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community


Three LGBTQ Internal Training and Education Best Practices


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