Arthur J. Gallagher
Arthur J. Gallagher has not used its reputation or other corporate resources to support ideological causes or groups. The company fired an employee for religious expression at work and was successfully sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2019. Gallagher has been EEOC compliant since then. It should be noted that Gallagher does work with various faith-based organizations. Gallagher does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, Gallagher receives a "Lower Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Gallagher received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Gallagher vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. In 2019, Arthur J. Gallagher supposedly fired an employee who was fasting and meditating for Lent, despite the employee’s history of good performance (2). The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. engaged in religious discrimination, and the company paid a $40,000 settlement, implemented anti-discrimination training for executives, and increased its annual reporting to the EEOC (3). The company also provides special consulting and financial management services to churches and other faith-based organizations, in contrast to the earlier allegations of discrimination (4).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Gallagher does not discriminate against faith-based charities in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Gallagher does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Gallagher has not used its corporate reputation to support ideological agendas (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Gallagher has not used political donations for ideological purposes (1).
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December 22, 2022
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