Transgender woman settles harassment case against PayPal

Sarah Smith alleged she was subjected to discrimination and degrading and unlawful treatment by a colleague

According to an affidavit, an alleged ‘degrading’ incident took place against a transgender woman during an online team meeting. Photo: Rollingnews

A transgender woman has settled her case against PayPal in Ireland, having sued the firm for failing to protect her from alleged “degrading” harassment, discrimination and a “verbal attack”.

Sarah Smith, who initiated proceedings against the payments firm in the High Court, alleged in legal filings that she was the subject of anti-transgender harassment in the company’s Dundalk office by a named individual.

Smith claimed that a colleague subjected her to degrading and unlawful treatment ...