Hired and Transgender

Hired and Transgender: Self-Testing for Hiring Bias against Transgender Applicants

The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights has released a new resource for employers entitled Hired and Transgender: Self-Testing for Hiring Bias against Transgender Applicants.  The report is is a part of ongoing work in the District of Columbia to reduce employment discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming job applicants. It provides step-by-step instructions for employers, human resources professionals, and hiring managers to evaluate their hiring practices for discrimination based on gender identity and make changes as needed.

As a continuation of OHR’s groundbreaking report “Qualified and Transgender:
A Report on Results of Resume Testing for Employment Discrimination Based on Gender Identity
,” this resource offers guidance on how to address potential discrimination, and points employers to resources such as he guide recently released by OHR and the National LGBTQ Taskforce, “Valuing Transgender Applicants & Employees: A Best Practice Guide for Employers,” which provides in-depth best practices intended to help employers across the nation create a genuinely inclusive and welcoming workplace environment for transgender people.

 

Hired and Transgender: Self-Testing for Hiring Bias against Transgender Applicants

Hired and Transgender:
Self-Testing for Hiring Bias against Transgender Applicants

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