Posts Tagged ‘gender expression’

New Mandatory Poster on Transgender Rights for California Workplaces

California recently passed a new law (SB 396) that requires all California employers to post a “Transgender Rights in the Workplace” poster starting January 1, 2018. The new transgender rights poster must be displayed along with other mandatory workplace notices in a prominent and accessible location in the workplace. The Department of Fair Employment and […]

21 Nov 17 - Posters and Notices - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

LGBT Workers Report Bullying at Work

Two in five lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers report feeling bullied at work, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Forty-one percent of LGBT workers who have been bullied at work left a job because of it. Common examples of workplace bullying given in the survey include: Falsely accused of mistakes (61 percent). Ignored […]

13 Nov 17 - Harassment - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Transgender Regulations Coming July 1; More Restroom Rules

The California Office of Administrative Law approved new regulations that specifically address protections for transgender persons, including equal access to use of facilities, such as restrooms or locker rooms. These regulations will be filed with the Secretary of State’s office and are effective on July 1, 2017. The new regulations expand existing protections under California’s Fair […]

31 May 17 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California Proposes Regulations on Transgender Protections, Including Restroom Issues

Last year, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections. This week, the FEHC announced further modifications to the proposed regulations and seeks additional public comment. The FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination based on protected classes. […]

13 Jan 17 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California Proposes Regulations on Transgender Issues

Today, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections. FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination based on protected classes. California state law specifically protects people who identify as transgender, providing protections on the basis of both gender […]

13 May 16 - Discrimination - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »