Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Workers Increasingly Protected by Bias Policies

Overview


Todd Solomon discussed the federal government’s efforts to enforce employment protections for transgender workers under existing federal laws, saying that such cases “are something I’ve been watching, where we’re starting to see the extension of sex discrimination protection to transgender individuals. That’s kind of the new frontier in terms of employment discrimination.” Mr. Solomon added that “the issue of equal employment rights for gays and lesbians is [not] exactly settled, but I’d say they’re more stable today than they have been, so a lot of the focus lately has been on transgender rights in the workplace.” Read the full article