Posted on 09 Dec 2019
We are pleased to announce that Slater and Gordon is a signatory to the United Nations Global LGBTI Standards for Business. Slater and Gordon is currently only one of three Australian businesses signed up to the Standards.
Our firm has a proud record on social justice issues.
As such, we take pride in our stand on human rights and in promoting the rights of *LGBTIQ+ people.
The Standards align with our initiatives to create a culture of inclusion in our workplace which extends out into the communities that we operate within.
We will be using these Standards to ensure we are continually improving our efforts to ensure inclusion and equality in our workplace and tackle discrimination in the broader community.
United Nations Human Rights Officer and Standards co-author Fabrice Houdart, said the UN was grateful to see Slater and Gordon, one of Australia’s largest and well known law firms, join more than 260 of the world's largest companies in expressing support for the United Nations Global LGBTI Standards for Business.
“Businesses have a key role to play in keeping the momentum for LGBTI equality globally and Slater and Gordon’s support is a strong signal to the legal industry and beyond.”
* LGBTIQ+ as is more common in Australia and consistent with the language of the Diversity Council of Australia