LGBTQ* Studies You Might Have Missed
(following reported by the Phoenix Business Journal)
The study from the Williams Institute examined 33 research studies and concluded that policies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals lead to greater job commitment, improved workplace relationships, increased job satisfaction and better health outcomes among LGBT employees.
“We now have a strong body of evidence that LGBT-supportive policies have a variety of benefits for companies that extend beyond the employees those policies impact directly,” said M.V. Lee Badgett, one of the study’s authors and research director and professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts. “As our nation’s workplaces become more diverse, businesses that respond to that trend will benefit.”