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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in the Workplace - Supervisor Briefing

Author: Beth P. Zoller, XpertHR Legal Editor

This Supervisor Briefing examines the law and best practices for understanding issues with respect to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals in the workplace, including understanding frequently used terms, preventing and responding to incidents of harassment and discrimination, and handling sensitive issues such as dress codes, restrooms and transitioning employees. It covers the following topics:

  1. Terminology
  2. Knowing the Law
  3. Employment Policies Prohibiting Discrimination
  4. Eliminating Harassment, Bullying and Negative Stereotypes
  5. Training on Discrimination and Harassment Issues
  6. Following Up on Complaints
  7. Dress Code Issues
  8. Handling Transitioning Employees
  9. Test Yourself