Beware Of Sex Stereotyping In The Workplace

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Employers should be wary of modern day sex stereotyping, i.e., the less favorable treatment of an employee because his/her demeanor or behavior does not conform to the employer’s views of “how things should be.”

Such a claim can arise in many different circumstances. Take, for instance, the case of Ashley Yang, which has been widely reported in multiple news outlets. She reportedly worked as a security checkpoint screener at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the stories indicate that she was born as a man but...
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