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VMware Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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VMware has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) – a national benchmarking tool on corporate practices and policies related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Fortune 1000 largest publicly traded businesses are invited to participate and rated accordingly.

Whirlpool Honors Veterans During Morning Ceremony

By Clinton Randall
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GREENVILLE – Recognizing the sacrifices made by so many on this Veterans Day, the Whirlpool Corporation honored their veterans with a raising of the flag ceremony Friday morning at the plant in Greenville.

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Whirlpool Salutes Its 51 Veterans

By Larry C. Bowers
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The 51 armed services veterans who work at Whirlpool Cleveland  received a heartfelt tribute from Plant Manager Dicky Walters on Thursday, along with being treated to lunch.

Walters and Communications Specialist Brandi King said the local Whirlpool facility recognizes its veterans around Veterans Day each year, and this year former servicemen (and women) were treated to a hot dog lunch with all the trimmings.

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Whirlpool Veterans Honored With Luncheon

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Shenita Patterson didn’t know her experience in the Army would come into play when she joined Whirlpool Corp.

Four years after joining the company’s employee resource group for veterans, Patterson is appreciative of what the appliance maker has done to make her feel more at home.

Consumers Energy Receives Perfect Score in National Corporate Equality Index

One of 14 Michigan Employers Recognized for LGBTQ Workplace Equality
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JACKSON, Mich., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Consumers Energy was one of 14 Michigan companies with a 100 percent score on the annual survey. It was also one of 17 energy providers in the U.S. to receive top marks.

Easing Military Deployments with Technology & Volunteerism

by Brad Johnson, Sr. Dir. Dell EMC Support and Deploy Services
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Military deployments are hard.

Soldiers, sailors and airmen routinely leave on deployments in support of tough and often dangerous missions around the globe. No one questions the impact on the military member, but months away from home significantly impacts the families left behind, especially small children.

The Case for Hiring Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
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Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.

Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy
It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.

Whirlpool Corporation Earns 15th Consecutive Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- For the 15th consecutive year, Whirlpool Corporation received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This annual benchmarking survey and report is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and takes into consideration corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality.

Comcast NBCUniversal's Military Commitment: 13,000 and Growing

By Carol Eggert, Senior Vice President, Military And Veteran Affairs, Comcast Cable
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Veterans Day is an opportunity for the entire nation to collectively thank and honor military members and their families for living a life dedicated to service, and at Comcast NBCUniversal, we are extending this gratitude to the military community throughout the year.

SMCAA, Whirlpool Volunteers Team up to Fight Hunger

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR - With dozens of empty cardboard boxes in the corner of the warehouse, Gail Nuechterlein had one thing in mind.

How can she help?

Nuechterlein was among the 40 volunteers Thursday who spent a couple hours at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency's warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor.

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