Workplace Policies

More than one in four trans people in the United States has been fired due to anti-trans bias and more than three in four trans workers nationally have reported workplace discrimination due to their gender identity and expression. Even more than 50 years after the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 (a federal bill prohibiting employment discrimination based on sex, race, color, national origin, and religion), trans people continue to face issues in the workplace, often manifested as refusal to hire, privacy violations (i.e., being “outed” as trans at work), harassment (i.e., bullying, violence, and mistreatment from employers and coworkers), and elevated rates of unemployment, poverty, and economy distress.

One reason such disparities exist is the continued lack of consistent workplace policies: laws ...

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