Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Seyfarth Synopsis: With increased attention placed on transgender rights in recent years, employers should pay close attention to transgender discrimination and related issues in the workplace. This post offers some tips for some best practices to minimize risk in managing your workforce.

The Basics. Everyone in the workplace must be mindful of using accurate terminology when talking about
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Seyfarth Synopsis:  The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) is currently drafting new regulations that define employment practices that constitute discrimination against transgender applicants and employees. On April 7, 2016, the FEHC met in Oakland to discuss and hear public comment on its new, draft proposed regulations, which are in their early stages of development. The next hearing will
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