Paychex, a payroll services company, has not publicly fired employees or canceled contracts due to political or religious beliefs. Paychex has also committed to protecting employees' freedom of expression while also protecting them from religious discrimination. The company has not donated to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. It does support Pride Month internally but has used its corporate image to support ideological agendas. For these reasons, Paychex 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Paychex limits its charitable giving to organizations surrounding health and wellness, education, “corporate citizenship,” and local economic efforts. It does not specifically prohibit donations to faith-based charities (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Paychex protects its employees from religious and viewpoint (political affiliation) discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Paychex has not externally supported ideological causes or organizations.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Paychex does not donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Paychex does not make political contributions.
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March 23, 2023
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