Massachusetts Businesses Say: Discrimination Hurts Our Bottom Line
- Policies protecting transgender people allow Massachusetts businesses to retain and attract top talent, improving the state’s economy.
- Inclusive policies make Massachusetts a more desired destination for travel and vacation, bolstering the state’s critical tourism industry.
- When businesses and other public spaces are welcoming of all, personal consumption increases, as people feel more comfortable buying more goods and services.
- North Carolina is a cautionary tale: Repealing Massachusetts’ non-discrimination laws could cost our economy billions in lost revenue and hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Join business owners across the state in supporting a commitment to promoting a competitive, economically vibrant Massachusetts.
We believe that for Massachusetts businesses to attract and retain top talent, we our workplaces and communities must be diverse and welcoming for all people, including people who are transgender.
That’s why a growing coalition of leading businesses across the state—including Harvard Pilgrim, Google and Eastern Bank are joining together to protect Massachusetts’ public accommodation law that protects transgender people from discrimination in places like restaurants, retail shops and doctor’s offices.
Treating all Bay Staters and visitors fairly is essential to maintaining our state’s strong brand as the premier home for talented workers, growing businesses, entrepreneurial innovation, and a thriving travel and tourism industry.
Help us protect fairness for all employees, residents, and consumers in Massachusetts. Join the growing coalition of businesses who are working to uphold our state’s non-discrimination protections for transgender Bay Staters. Sign on below.