But equally pressing are the changes in the mundane tasks of daily life that come with transitioning. As for family, friends, colleagues and employers, many feel uncertain about the correct way to interpret transgender issues and interact with transitioning individuals. Employers may feel particularly uncertain about how best to accommodate individuals who transition while in the workplace because gender expression is not completely protected by law in most places. Louis office of Jackson Lewis. So while sexual discrimination is prohibited by federal protections, discrimination based on gender identity is not. Furthermore, the law is inconsistent across and within states.
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Henrietta Mercer, the senior vice president for human resources at LaSalle Chemical, is facing a challenge unprecedented in her career: Steve Ambler, recently appointed the company's group sales director, has decided to change his gender identity. Before Henrietta can finish crafting a corporate response, someone slips a copy of her confidential memo to the executive committee to one of Steve's colleagues, whose outraged reaction suggests the difficulties that may lie ahead. How can she help him transition in a workplace where not everyone is on board with the plan? Linda E. Taylor, the director of work life, equity, and inclusion at Raytheon Missile Systems, advises Henrietta to offer lots of gender identity training. When Raytheon employees question the morality of condoning transgender choices, she replies that the company doesn't pass judgment on its employees' private lives and that working for Raytheon means adhering to its policy of inclusion.
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Louis, Missouri. I had always felt male. It never felt right.