Tag: transgender

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Supporting non-binary and transgender staff: four key steps for employers

August 10, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

1. Use the correct terminology around gender identity The correct use of terminology is essential to communicate respect and to create a space for dialogue for non-binary and transgender experiences. Employers should adopt gender-neutral language, where possible. Where transgender employees […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Maya Forstater: What is a woman?

May 10, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

The question “What is a woman?” has become an obstacle course for politicians. Keir Starmer stumbled, Rishi Sunak deferred. Anneliese Dodds said it depends on the context. The answer should be straightforward, but politicians are deft at avoiding questions and […]


Suit: Extended Stay America fired worker over transgender presentation

July 9, 2021

Via: HR Dive

The U.S. Supreme Court expanded Title VII when it handed down its Bostock decision in 2020. It ruled that the statute’s provision that employers may not discriminate on the basis of sex includes sexual orientation and gender identity. On the […]

Workplace wellness

Avoiding Gender Discrimination: Train Your Team on Using Correct Pronouns

December 30, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibit discrimination based on gender identity (as part of its prohibition on gender discrimination)? The EEOC has said yes, it does. “Federal law on the subject arises out of agency and court […]

Workplace wellness

How to Combat Transphobia in the Workplace

November 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

According to one report by the National Center for Transgender Equality, 90% of the 6,450 transgender and gender-nonconforming people who were surveyed reported “experiencing harassment or mistreatment on the job or took actions to avoid it.” And a whopping 47% […]