Target signs amicus brief for same-sex marriage

Target signs amicus brief for same-sex marriage

[Ed. – That’s just stupid, as a business move.]

In a blog post on Target’s “A Bullseye View,” Jodee Kozlak, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, said, “It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally under the law, and that includes rights we believe individuals should have related to marriage.”

Kozlak said the brief, which addresses marriage laws in Wisconsin and Indiana, “evaluates the issues created by states that both prohibit same-sex marriage and also refuse to recognize marriages that were conducted legally in other states.”

At Target, we have long offered comprehensive, competitive benefits to our LGBT team members and their families, often above what is legally required,” Kozlak continued. “We continue to do so today because we believe doing so is right for our team and for our business.”

She said that marriage laws in Wisconsin and Indiana “make it difficult to attract and retain talent,” and they “create confusing and complicated benefits challenges across multiple states.”

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