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Disney, other U.S. companies to pay for employees’ reproductive care travel expenses

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Company will cover family planning travel expenses, a spokesperson for Disney said in a statement Friday.

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Disney said they are committed to providing quality health benefits to their employees, cast members, and their families, regardless of where they live.

Employees who do not have access to care in one location will still receive similar health coverage in a different location.

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The spokesperson said this travel benefit covers medical situations related to cancer treatments, transplants, rare disease treatment and family planning, including pregnancy termination.

Many U.S. companies have discussed the impact of the Roe V. Wade ruling with their employees. Meta, JPMorgan Chase and Starbucks are among other companies that said they would provide travel benefits.

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DICK’s Sporting Goods Executive Chairman Ed Stack and CEO Lauren Hobart released a statement about instating a $4,000 travel expenses reimbursement for abortions.

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