TCS introduces new insurance benefits that include the LGBT employees

The new health policy of the IT services major redefines spouse as a partner. The change in health insurance policy will benefit all bisexual, lesbian, gay, and transgender or LGBT employees in the company.
Sheena

Updated: Dec 08, 2019 09:00:08 am

TCS introduces new insurance benefits that include the LGBT employees

08 December 2019 Current Affairs:Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced changes in its health insurance policy in order to provide benefits to employees involved in LGBT employees, a same-sex relationship. TCS became the first Tata Group companies to bring the change.

New Health insurance policy of TCS:
♦ The change in health insurance policy will benefit all bisexual, lesbian, gay, and transgender or LGBT employees in the company.
♦ The new health policy of the IT services major redefines spouse as a partner.
♦ The insurance policy will cover up to 50% cost of sex or gender reassignment surgery.

Other companies:
Other companies including Accenture, Capgemini India, Godrej Group, IBM India, Citibank, and RBS India, have already offered similar policies to the members of the LGBT community.
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