Sprint Salutes U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 26, 2015 - Sprint (NYSE: S) salutes today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that makes same-sex marriage legal across the country.
“With more than 57 million customers and approximately 30,000 employees, Sprint understands the value of diversity in our business, our communities and our nation,” said Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. “Our different experiences, different backgrounds and different perspectives all come together to make us stronger. At Sprint we believe strongly that no one should be discriminated against because of whom they want to marry.”
Sprint is a longstanding supporter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and has received a perfect score in the HRC Corporate Equality Index since 2006. In 2010, Sprint joined many other companies in pledging support for the Employment and Non-Discrimination Act that would protect against sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination in the workplace.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of March 31, 2015 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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