Human Capital & Careers

Continuing Gains for Domestic Partners

More companies are extending benefits to their employees' domestic partners.
CFO StaffSeptember 13, 2006

More than half of Fortune 500 companies now provide benefits that cover domestic partners of employees. According to a survey by the Human Rights Campaign, as of June 1 of this year, 253 of those companies provide such benefits, up from 246 in 2005. 3M, ADP, and Clear Channel added the benefit in the past year. The survey also found that 85 percent of the Fortune 500 now include sexual orientation in their nondiscrimination policies.