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PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan to Protest Transgender Bathroom Law

'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.

Reuters

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.

After Business Backlash, Georgia Governor to Veto Bill Seen as Anti-Gay

Under the bill, faith-based groups could not be forced to hire or retain an employee whose beliefs run counter to the organization's.

Reuters

Salesforce CEO Threatens to Take Business Out of Georgia If 'Anti-Gay Bill' Is Signed

Marc Benioff has fought for gay rights before, and he's been supportive of equal pay for men and women.

Valentina Zarya

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.

Susan Solovic

Apple's Tim Cook Joins Tech CEOs in Blasting Indiana Religious Freedom Law

Opponents of the controversial law say it could allow companies to deny services to gay people.

Reuters

Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute

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.

Kate Taylor

Finding the Hidden Market That Your Business Is Missing Out On

Stereotypes can inadvertently prompt you to ignore important customer segments -- consumers who could become your top buyers.

Jack Holt

How Barilla Transformed Into a Trailblazer for Corporate Equality

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.

Geoff Weiss

Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay

Tim Cook, in acknowledging his homosexuality, perpetuated a politically charged myth about gays in the workplace.

Ray Hennessey

How to Mix Business and Politics Without Ruining Your Business

In our democracy everyone is free to advocate their views but it won't be free if you alienate your customers.

Evrim Oralkan