Walmart Will Now Offer Health Insurance for Its Transgender Employees
The country's largest private employer will now join more than 600 companies offering LGBTQ-inclusive healthcare options.
Walmart—the largest private employer in the U.S—just added health insurance coverage for its transgender workers, Bloomberg reports. The company joins more than 600 US companies that offer transgender-inclusive healthcare options, according to an assessment by the Human Rights Campaign.
“At Walmart, respect for the individual is one of the core beliefs that are the foundation of our company,” spokesman Kevin Gardner said in a statement. “We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment for our more than two million associates around the globe.”