The Struggle for Fairness for Transgender Workers

Editorial exploring and calling for legislation to protect transgender workers.
Editorial (NATIONAL)

Editorial Board of New York Times
New York Times (NYT)
July 9, 2015
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Tags: Employment, LGBTQ


Bills to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from discrimination have been introduced in Congress, but none have passed. A federal law would help by prompting employers to update personnel policies and increase awareness of illegal bias. As things stand now, laws barring gender identity-based discrimination vary considerably from state to state and city to city.