Diversity

IBM Applauds Defeat of Texas Bathroom Bill Legislation

IBM today commended the Texas legislature for adjourning its Special Session without having passed discriminatory bathroom bills.

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IBM Statement on Texas State Senate’s Passage of Discriminatory “Bathroom Bill”

Austin, TX – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today issued the following statement on the Texas State Senate’s passage of a discriminatory “bathroom bill:” “IBM is disappointed that the Texas Senate passed SB 3, the discriminatory ‘bathroom bill’ that would negatively impact Texas as a preferred destination for investment and jobs. This bill hurts IBM’s ability to […]

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IBM’s Message to Employees on Texas Bathroom Bills

IBM SVP of HR Diane Gherson today outlined IBM's opposition to proposed bathroom bills in Texas, citing negative impacts on communities and the workforce.

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IBM’s Ginni Rometty Joins Texas Business Leaders in Opposing Discriminatory Legislation

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty this weekend joined CEOs from other major U.S. technology companies in penning an open letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott opposing anti-LGBT legislation in the state. “We are writing to express our steadfast opposition to the introduction and passage of any discriminatory legislation in Texas,” the letter reads. […]

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IBM Statement on Potential Discriminatory Legislation in Texas

IBM today urged Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the state legislature not to pass or enact any law that promotes discrimination.

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A New Symbol of IBM’s Diversity Leadership

IBM today launched a new rainbow adaptation of its iconic 8-bar logo that symbolizes its long-standing commitment to diversity, tolerance and inclusion.

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IBM Signs the White House Equal Pay Pledge

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement in conjunction with the announcement that it has joined other leading American businesses as a signatory of the White House Equal Pay Pledge: “In 1935, IBM founder Thomas J. Watson Sr. said ‘Men and women will do the same kind of work for equal pay. They […]

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IBM Statement on Missouri Senate SJR 39

Washington, D.C. – IBM urges the Missouri House of Representatives not to approve the passage of SJR 39 following its approval by the Senate because this proposed constitutional change will permit discrimination against people based on their marriage status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. IBM is opposed to discrimination on the basis of race, […]

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IBM Position on Mississippi H.B. 1523

Washington, D.C. – IBM is disappointed that Governor Bryant has signed H.B. 1523 into law. This legislation will permit discrimination against people based on marriage status, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression. Laws of this kind do not reflect IBM’s values, and are bad for our employees and our business. IBM will continue to […]

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