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Benefits for Homosexuals in the WorkplaceFor many years now minority groups have been fighting to get equal representation in high paying jobs and to be treated like everyone else if they are hired The minority group that I wish to focus on is homosexuals Many gays believe that they are being treated unfairly by companies that do not offer domestic partner benefits and other fringe benefits that are offered to heterosexual workers and their spouses They argue that their partners are in effect their spouses and should be subject to the same treatment as heterosexual couples On the other hand many believe that domestic partnership is not the same as marriage and to give gays domestic partner benefits would be giving them special treatment There are also those religious groups that believe homosexuality is wrong in gods eyes and to give gays domestic partner benefits would be endorsing or condoning sin Many companies that do have domestic partner benefit plans argue by having workers of different backgrounds they can raise sales in the diverse marketplace and attract and keep workers of good training and skill And by ignoring the needs of gay and lesbian workers they risk losing talented workers raising their recruitment and training costs and lowering employee moral and productivity Open the corporate closet There are a couple of reasons why the issue of giving gays equal rights in the workplace has not been addressed in the past First the human-relations people in a lot of companies dont spend much time thinking about gay issues Andrew Sherman of The Segal Company says my sense has been that HR people do not have a lot of knowledge about gay workplace issuesOpen the corporate closet Professionals in other companies have made similar statements such as most people dont know how they really feel about homosexuality until they are confronted with itOpen These problems among other things have lead to gays being overlooked for a long
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