In 2016, SPX FLOW fired a Christian employee for his personal beliefs regarding marriage after he had a conversation with a work colleague about his views and politely declined to see pictures of a gay wedding. The company discriminates against religious organizations in its employee match program and does not provide employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, SPX FLOW receives a High 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.
In 2016, SPX FLOW fired a Christian employee who did not personally support same-sex marriage legislation (1). The employee had worked at the company for thirty years and had consistently positive performance reviews, yet the employee was fired after a conversation with a work colleague who had a gay wedding when the Christian employee asked not to see the photos and shared his religious beliefs about marriage. The company did not reinstate him after public backlash. SPX FLOW has a written policy requiring suppliers not to discriminate on the basis of LGBTQ identity (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
SPX FLOW discriminates against religious organizations in its employee donation-matching program, although religious schools are eligible for donations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
SPX FLOW does not have written policy to protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Outside of a Pride month blog post, SPX FLOW has not used its corporate image to promote ideological causes or policies (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of SPX FLOW donating to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
SPX FLOW does not operate a PAC or make political donations.
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May 25, 2023
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