Transgender Workers Under Trump: 3 Tips For Employers

By Braden Campbell (November 9, 2018, 8:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice recently contradicted the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by arguing that federal law doesn't bar employers from discriminating based on gender identity, underscoring the lack of clarity around legal protections for transgender workers. While the feds can't get on the same page, employment law experts agree: Bias against transgender workers isn't just wrong, it's bad for business.

Even if courts eventually adopt the DOJ's stance that Title VII's prohibition on sex bias in the workplace doesn't help trans workers, companies that discriminate against them risk running afoul of state and local laws, losing talent to progressive...

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