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Transgender in the Workplace: The Need for Training

Transgender in the Workplace: The Need for Training

Aug 28, 2013

huffingtonpost.com - Vanessa Sheridan - Author, 'The Complete Guide to Transgender in the Workplace'

Laws are changing. Increasingly, legal battles are being fought and won. Subsequently, transgender people are becoming increasingly visible in every area of society, including the workplace. As more companies respond positively to the new business reality of transgender inclusion, the need for awareness training also increases.

 
Op-ed: What's Wrong With Executive Recruiters?

Op-ed: What's Wrong With Executive Recruiters?

Aug 22, 2013

advocate.com - By Joe McCormack

I met my first out transgender candidate for a corporate position 13 years ago. We had arranged to meet at a coffee shop north of Los Angeles, and I awaited our rendezvous with some trepidation. At precisely 10 a.m. a very tall and stylishly dressed woman arrived for our meeting...

 
30 Companies That Stand With Transgender Americans

30 Companies That Stand With Transgender Americans

Aug 22, 2013

huffingtonpost.com - By Catherine Taibi

By announcing Thursday that she is a female and wants to be identified as such, Chelsea Manning swiftly brought national attention to the struggles of transgender Americans and the discrimination they face every day.

To take just one example, transgender people are often denied access to health care -- something President Obama hoped to change as part of the Affordable Care Act.

 
Columbus company helps transgender worker make transition

Columbus company helps transgender worker make transition

Aug 1, 2013

dispatch.com - By Tim Feran - The Columbus Dispatch

Returning to work after a long vacation can be a shock, but when some top brass at the Columbus marketing company Resource came back from the beach last year, a true surprise was in store.

Shelly Moss, a creative director at the company, had some big news for HR director Jamie Barcelona and company founder Nancy Kramer: Moss is transgender and was transitioning into a man who thereafter would use the first name Decker.

 
Transgender in the Workplace: What's In It for Your Organization?

Transgender in the Workplace: What's In It for Your Organization? (Jul 29, 2013)

huffingtonpost.com - Vanessa Sheridan - Author, 'The Complete Guide to Transgender in the Workplace'

It may sound cold, but the fact is that corporations exist for only one reason: to make a profit for the shareholders. That's a harsh reality and a business imperative in today's econo... [more]

No longer pushed into corners

No longer pushed into corners (Jun 12, 2013)

thespec.com - By Steve Arnold

Despite years of progress, most workers are still afraid to "come out" to employers and coworkers - and that's something Hamilton native Marlon Picken wants to change.

Picken's platform for that effort will be his new post as diversity vice... [more]

The right of inclusion: 4 tips for managing a business with transgender employees

The right of inclusion: 4 tips for managing a business with transgender employees (Jan 25, 2013)

thestar.com - Barb Gormley Special to The Toronto Star

When the knock came on John Chung's office door, the human resources director assumed the worse - a talented systems administrator was quitting.

The reality was more startling. The employee announced he was having sex reassignment surgery.

Companies tackle barriers facing sexual minorities in Japan

Companies tackle barriers facing sexual minorities in Japan (Nov 28, 2012)

ajw.asahi.com - By Nasuka Yamamoto - Staff Writer

U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs has joined the slow but steady campaign to promote the rights of sexual minorities in Japan.

About 30 students attended a company orientation session called LGBT Network Open Day on Nov. 15 in Tokyo.

Panel to educate Newton employers on new transgender law

Panel to educate Newton employers on new transgender law (Nov 28, 2012)

wickedlocal.com/newton - By Chloe Gotsis - Wicked Local Newton

Newton - When Holly Ryan looks back to the day 14 years ago when she told her boss that she planned to change her gender, she remembers the support the company CEO readily gave her.

Now, she wants to ensure... [more]

Dealing with difference - LGBT policies highlighted in conference for MBA students

Dealing with difference - LGBT policies highlighted in conference for MBA students (Oct 18, 2012)

boston.com - By Katie Johnston - Globe Staff

This week, some of America's biggest and best known corporations, including Walt Disney Co., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and consumer products giant Unilever, will descend on Boston to recruit students from the nation's top business schools.more]

A New Life

A New Life (Oct 15, 2012)

ohscanada.com - By: Sabrina Nanji

When Annette Elliott showed up for work on that first day, her co-workers were stupefied. They have always known her as Anthony, the father of four and a diligent air traffic controller at NAV Canada's tower in Winnipeg since 1994.

A New Benefits Trend

A New Benefits Trend (Oct 8, 2012)

hreonline.com - By Andrew R. McIlvaine

Benefits for same-sex couples are far from an anomaly these days. A recently released report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust finds that 31 percent of employers offer health benefits to employees with ... [more]

Recent EEOC Ruling Recognizes Transgender Discrimination

Recent EEOC Ruling Recognizes Transgender Discrimination (Sep 16, 2012)

uspolitics.einnews.com - Article provided by The White Rose Group, L.L.C.

24-7PressRelease -- A landmark ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists and equal rights advocates around the country breathing a s... [more]

A primer on employment discrimination

A primer on employment discrimination (Sep 5, 2012)

washingtonblade.com - By WBadmin - By R. Scott Oswald

Although federal law is, in many ways, deficient in protecting LGBT employees against employment discrimination, there are many interesting new developments around the country in the field of LGBT employment discrimination law.

More Employers' Health Plans Include Benefits For Transgender People

More Employers' Health Plans Include Benefits For Transgender People (Sep 4, 2012)

npr.org - by Michelle Andrews

A growing number of companies are changing their health insurance plans to include benefits for transgender employees.

Yet even though professional groups such as the American Medical Association recommend coverage of services for transgen... [more]

Do Your Job Better - Coming Out in Class

Do Your Job Better - Coming Out in Class (Jun 27, 2012)

chronicle.com - By Rachel McKinnon

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, was a very long day. It was the first day of the semester, and the day I teach both of my courses. The first is in the morning for an hour, the second is in the late evening for three hours. But it was a long day for another r... [more]

Transgender Rights in the Workplace Are Still Unclear

Transgender Rights in the Workplace Are Still Unclear (Jun 21, 2012)

theatlantic.com - Julie Turkewitz

In fall 2007, Vandy Beth Glenn was a bill editor working beneath the gilded gold dome of the Georgia capitol building. For the past two years, she had been transitioning from life as a man to one as a woman, attending therapy, taking hormones, and oft... [more]

Federal workers survey asks their sexual orientation

Federal workers survey asks their sexual orientation (May 9, 2012)

washingtonpost.com - By Lisa Rein, Staff writer Ed O’Keefe contributed to this report

Among the things managers will learn about the federal workforce when this year's survey of how happy employees are at their jobs is completed in June is how many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge... [more]

Career Profile: Drag queen

Career Profile: Drag queen (Apr 25, 2012)

dailylobo.com - By Avicra Luckey - New Mexico Daily Lobo

Patrick Ross said his career is more than sequins, feather boas, skin tight dresses or chicken cutlet chest enhancers - for him it's theater.

His 20-year career as a female impersonator, or drag queen, has allowed... [more]

The Gay and Transgender Wage Gap

The Gay and Transgender Wage Gap (Apr 17, 2012)

americanprogress.org - By Crosby Burns

Not all employees in America are paid the same for the same type of work. Decades of research document the significant gaps in earnings based on gender and race. But today, on Equal Pay Day, it is important to remember that women and pe... [more]

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