Be a #BusinessForBC
If you are a business that wants to make the commitment to your employees that you will continue to provide coverage for birth control, contact us.
Access to birth control lets women decide when they want to start a family — setting them up for success in their careers and as parents, if that’s what they choose.
Birth control has been attributed to narrowing the gender pay gap — though women of color still earn much less than white women.
One-third of the wage gains women have made since the 1960s are the result of access to oral contraceptive pills.
Birth control has opened up educational and career opportunities for women in addition to opening the door for more management roles.
The Small Business Majority found that women small business owners overwhelmingly support coverage of birth control for their employees, and cite birth control access as an important factor in their own ability to advance their career.
Forbes: These 24 Employers Commit To Birth Control Coverage As Planned Parenthood Fights Trump Admin
New York Times: The Economy Can’t Grow Without Birth Control
Fortune: Exclusive: Why Planned Parenthood Wants You to Talk to Your Employer About Birth Control Right Now
The Lily News: Trump is allowing employers to decline contraception coverage. Here are the hidden consequences.
Ludmila Leiva: You Might Want To Talk To Your Boss About Birth Control—Really
Time: Rent the Runway CEO: How Birth Control Helped Me Succeed
Moneyish: Women say their career success is dependent on this factor
Scrapping the Affordable Care Act’s birth control coverage allows virtually any employer to refuse to cover birth control on religious or moral grounds. Plus, the new rule gets rid of the backstop that helps women get birth control coverage even if their employer refuses. Will companies abandon their employees and opt to no longer cover birth control, or will they stand up and affirm that they value the women who work for them?
Here are some of the businesses that have already made the commitment to their employees that they will continue to provide coverage for birth control. Each is a #BusinessForBC.
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