Human Rights Campaign works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
At least one in five transgender people surveyed report experiencing employment discrimination. In six studies conducted between 1996 and 2006, 20 to 57 percent of transgender respondents said they experienced employment discrimination, including being fired, denied a promotion or harassed. Though even more difficult to measure, transgender people also face incredible barriers as job applicants.
Establishing an Employee Resource Group
When either starting or maintaining an employee resource group, it is important to consider the support you will need, possible negative reactions, and the goals of the group.
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HIV & AIDS and Employment Discrimination
Americans living with HIV or AIDS may face discrimination based on their health status in many areas of life—including employment. Fortunately, federal and state laws protect against discrimination.
To find out more information: HIV & AIDS and Employment Discrimination
How can I find an employers non-discrimination policy?
The employer seeking to include its gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer workers must maintain “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protected classes, in addition to federally protected classes, in its non-discrimination policy.
To find out more information: How can I find an employers non-discrimination policy?