Novo Nordisk (Thailand) Announces Equality Policy to Meet Pride month to support LGBTQ employees
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Novo Nordisk (Thailand) Announces Equality Policy to Meet Pride month to support LGBTQ employees

Novo Nordisk Thailand, a leading innovative pharmaceutical company for over 39 years in Thailand, as announced the welfare policy to support participation and equality (Diversity & Inclusion ) for LGBTQ employees whether they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, etc. This policy represents non-discrimination against LGBTQ colleague or future employees. . The company has increased welfare coverage for LGBTQ employees who can take marital leave and receive marriage financial support. Employees also take leave to support a new child into their family. The company expects these benefits to be a real wish to help drive diversity & inclusion in Thai organizations and society.

Vera Bakirova, Director of Human Resources, Novo Nordisk, said: “We believe that a good organization is one with sustainable employment. We have created an environment of diversity and inclusion for all. We believe that differences drive corporate values, and values drive behavior, and behaviors drive us to be a successful company.” 

The benefits provided by Novo Nordisk to legal spouses will be adjusted to cover same-sex spouses who have Documents that confirm long-term bonded relationships.

  • 3 day paid leave for marriage and monetary marriage support of 20,000 THB
  • Workers can request 8 weeks of paid leave for legal parenting.

In additional, to celebrate Pride month. The company organized a hybrid event by inviting Prof. Thitipong Duangkong, Thammasat University lecturer and miss universe expert. Inspiring discussion on the topic of coexistence between gender differences in the workplace to encourage more diversity-friendly workplace.

Mr. John Dawber, Vice President and General Manager, Novo Nordisk Pharma (Thailand) Co., Ltd., said, “Novo Nordisk accepts differences and embraces diversity. regardless of age, race, gender.  The well-being of employees is what we value most. As the Best Place to Work in Thailand 2021, it is important to us to continue to improve. We hope that these new additions further strengthen our Novo Nordisk Thailand Family, and differentiate us as an employer” 

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