Corprate Bias Ratings
Gusto does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Gusto signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act and has signed multiple statements in opposition of anti-LGBTQ legislation. The company's CEO had opposed any changes to the immigration system under then-president Trump, and the company's social media accounts have supported Black Lives Matter (BLM). However, the company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and does not lobby in an ideological manner. For these reasons, Gusto receives a Medium 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Gusto does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Gusto’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company is a member of the HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act (3). Gusto has signed multiple statements in opposition of anti-LGBTQ legislation (4)(5). The company has used its Twitter page to endorse the BLM movement and support the pay inequity narrative (6)(7). CEO Joshua Reeves also published a memo opposing (potential) Trump-era immigration policy in January 2017, a few days before Trump’s inauguration (8).
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September 21, 2023
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