In a first-of-its-kind ruling, the agency that enforces the nation's job discrimination laws has ruled that transgender people are protected from bias in the workplace.
By Associated Press|April 25, 2012 at 08:00 AM
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a first-of-its-kind ruling, the agency that enforces the nation’s job discrimination laws has ruled that transgender people are protected from bias in the workplace.
The decision late last week from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said that a refusal to hire or otherwise discriminate on the basis of gender identity is by definition sex discrimination under federal law.
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