Tag Archives: Transgender Employee Rights
Legal Industry Leads In Transgender Policies: Is Your Workplace In Compliance?
According to the Human Rights Campaign, which publishes a national survey titled the ”Corporate Equality Index,” law firms are amongst the highest rated workplaces for LGBT equality. While the percentage of LGBT lawyers is currently highest at large law firms, experts estimate that it will also likely increase in moving forward. Arguably because they… Read More »
Case May Provide Transgender Employees with Legal Protections under the ADA
A federal judge in Pennsylvania recently ruled that a transgender employee may have rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). While whether or not transgender employees are entitled to legal protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (“Title VII) still remains undecided in the courts, this case may prove to be… Read More »
Bathroom Rights of Transgender Employees
Discrimination can come in many forms and can be based on race, age, religion, and many other factors. In many parts of the country, discrimination has recently increased due to gender identity and, specifically, much attention has been focused in recent months on where people who identify as transgender should use the bathroom. Transgender… Read More »