(Bloomberg) -- T-Mobile US Inc. expanded employee benefits to cover travel costs for abortions if the procedures aren’t available locally.
In response to the potential decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, Chief Executive Officer Mike Sievert sent a memo to employees to address concerns.
“Our medical plans have also long included travel and lodging coverage for procedures that may be difficult to receive locally, and this benefit has been recently expanded with UnitedHealthCare and Premera, to ensure it includes a full range of your health care needs,” Sievert wrote in the memo.
Other companies including Mastercard Inc., Citigroup Inc., Apple Inc. and Match Group Inc. have promised to cover travel costs for employees who need access to abortions.
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