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'The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture,' CEO says.
Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws
Salesforce came in and pushed the governor of Georgia up against a wall over a anti-gay legislation, and this week, Apple, Google and Facebook are among the companies putting serious pressure on North Carolina's governor over anti-transgender laws.
Under the bill, faith-based groups could not be forced to hire or retain an employee whose beliefs run counter to the organization's.
Pressure is building for governor to veto the legislation.
Marc Benioff has fought for gay rights before, and he's been supportive of equal pay for men and women.
The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.
Opponents of the controversial law say it could allow companies to deny services to gay people.
While supporters say the law protects small business owners' religious freedom, critics say it will allow for discrimination against gay customers and drive business out of the state.
Stereotypes can inadvertently prompt you to ignore important customer segments -- consumers who could become your top buyers.
Today, the company has added transgender-related care to its health benefits, contributes money to gay rights causes and has featured a lesbian couple on a promotional website.
Tim Cook, in acknowledging his homosexuality, perpetuated a politically charged myth about gays in the workplace.