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StanC Extends Benefits To LGBT Partners Of Staffers

BP World Bureau | May 22 2020 06:21:59 PM
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MUMBAI: British lender Standard Chartered Bank announced that LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) partners of its employees will now be able to avail of major benefits such as medical cover and relocation.

StanC, which is the largest network among any foreign lender in India, released a statement extending the medical cover and domestic relocation benefits to the ''LGBT+'' partners of its employees.

StanC's Head of Human Resources Sachin Gupte said treating all colleagues, regardless of their sexual orientation, with dignity and respect is the right thing to do in terms of equity. 

StanC, last year,  launched an Employee Resource Group (ERG) for LGBT+ and allies called GLAD (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Allies, and Advocates) to ensure that it becomes an equal, safe, and inclusive workplace.