Transgender issues are not just a hot topic in the popular media; in the past few months, federal agencies including the EEOC and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs have issued guidance on transgender rights and issues, gender identify and non-binary gender identity. Many state and local jurisdictions have added gender identity and gender expression to the list of protected characteristics. Parker Thoeni will discuss the new developments, including restroom access and non-discrimination requirements, as well as best practices for employers to handle the transition process.
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