“Let’s Talk,” Managers and Transgender Workers

Blog2FA man (or woman) may begin working for an employer as a male and then begin transiting to a female several weeks into the job. How should an employer handle this apparent change to avoid possible liabilities? Answer; to start, have a “sit down” with the employee to better understand the apparent changes and possible job adjustments the employee might require. The employer who ignores apparent signs of transition might be creating liabilities, especially considering that transgender issues are one of the EEOC’s top enforcement priorities.