EEOC Rules in Favor of Transgender Woman in Title VII Case

Poliglot (Metro Weekly)
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April 24, 2012
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In tonight’s exclusive series, “Transgender Breakthrough,” Metro Weekly reports:

An employer who discriminates against an employee or applicant on the basis of the person’s gender identity is violating the prohibition on sex discrimination contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to an opinion issued on April 20 by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The opinion, experts say, could dramatically alter the legal landscape for transgender workers across the nation.