Is John Deere really LGBTQ friendly?
John Deere is a privately held company and as such does not disclose its policies on LGBTQ rights. However, it can be assumed that the company does not support LGBTQ rights as it has not made any public statements in support of the LGBTQ community and its employees do not have any specific benefits that are offered to them because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. John Deere also participates in and donates to public events and organizations that oppose LGBTQ rights, such as the Family Research Council, and has donated to politicians who oppose LGBTQ rights legislation, such as Marco Rubio.
Does John Deere have inclusive workforce protections?
John Deere 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 John Deere offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?
John Deere does provide some inclusive benefits as part of their offering for US Employees, in terms of health Insurance equality for spouses or domestic partners for different-sex and same-sex couples, or equal health coverage for transgender individuals.
Equivalency in same- and different-sex spousal medical and soft benefits
Equal health coverage for transgender individuals without exclusion for medically necessary care
Equivalency in same- and different-sex domestic partner medical and soft benefits
Does John Deere have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?
John Deere 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.
John Deere 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.
Employee group –or– Diversity council
LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility
Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community
Three LGBTQ Internal Training and Education Best Practices