Tuesday August 4, 2020

Ensuring workplace equality for transgender people

As a recent Workplace Relations Commission decision indicates, careless or discriminatory treatment of transgender people can result in financial loss, bad publicity, or both for businees

4th November, 2018

The topic of transgender rights and equality has come to prominence in recent years and the latest decision of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) on the subject, handed down in the last month, is the perfect example of this.

This case involved an equality claim in which a transgender man visited a barbershop for a haircut, only to be told by an employee barber that they “don’t cut ladies’ hair”.


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