Tyson Foods has not fired employees or canceled contracts for their viewpoints, though it does vet vendors for their LGBTQ protections and statements on gender identity. Though it lacks viewpoint discrimination protections, it does hire/fire based on merit. Tyson does support the Equality Act but has not otherwise used the company's reputation or funds to advance an ideological agenda. For these reasons, Tyson Foods 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.
Tyson Foods has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Tyson Foods has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Tyson has donated to religious groups whose goals are in line with its charitable objectives (1). It does not discriminate against charities for their religious or political views.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Tyson Foods does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1). However, Tyson does purport to hire based on merit alone and also has a specific policy to accommodate religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Tyson Foods does not use PAC donations to support ideological causes (1).
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March 23, 2023
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