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Sexual Orientation, Protected Characteristics

diverse group of people

Ensuring equal opportunity to apprenticeships for gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals can help sponsors grow and expand their programs. When apprenticeship programs are welcoming to individuals of all sexual orientations, it increases sponsors' access to the broadest pool of qualified workers, and communicates that they are committed to equal employment opportunity. In short - it is good business to recruit all qualified individuals for an apprenticeship program.

On this page, you will find resources to help sponsors:

  • Learn more about hiring and retaining individuals with diverse sexual orientations
  • Avoid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

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