• Heather Carnes, MS, SPHR, SHRM-CP

Equity Expanded.

What Is an Employment "Opportunity"?

➡️U.S. EEO laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of stated characteristics in terms and conditions of employment. State EEO laws have been progressive on including sexual orientation and gender identity.

➡️The good news today, the Supreme Court ruled on gay and transgender issues (June 15th)

➡️Focus on inclusion for everyone at work. Do you have a transgender transition policy or program? Our recommendation is removing pronouns from your handbook (him/her/she) and replacing those pronouns with more gender-neutral terms. Many Millennial's identify as nonbinary and they could include someone who is transgender, gender fluid, between gender or third gender.

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