Tag: gender identity

Sexual orientation and transgender protectionsast in part, on the employee’s sex. sexual orientation
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U.S. Supreme Court Extends Sexual Orientation, Transgender Protections

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling on whether a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity fall within Title VII of the Civil Rights…

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Posted in Hiring

Gender Questions on Job Applications in California

Our job application asks applicants to state their gender. Is that allowed under California law? California law prohibits employers from asking, either directly or indirectly,…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

CalChamber Urges Agency to Withdraw Proposed Regulatory Amendments

In a comment letter sent two weeks ago, the California Chamber of Commerce and other employer groups urged the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC)…

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Posted in Posters and Notices

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,…

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Posted in Harassment

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…

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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…

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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…