Human Rights Campaign Foundation gives 100 rating to Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has announced that the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has given it a rating of 100 on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, which earns Southwest the distinction of being a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, the company said.

This recognition reflects Southwest´s continuous efforts to put employees first, offer great benefits, and positively impact the communities where our employees work and live.

The Human Rights Campaign is a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality. By inspiring, and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ citizens, and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

Established in 1967, Southwest Airlines Co. is a a low-cost American airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas with more than 60,000 employees. Southwest operates about 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season.