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The First Canadian Job Fair Geared Towards People Who Identify as Trans and Gender Nonconforming

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How to be a Good Ally

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Diversity co-champions, we are proud to introduce Support for Trans Employees: A Guide for Employees and Managers. We strongly believe in a workplace that reflects our values and ethics: treating all people with respect, dignity and fairness is fundamental to our relationship with the Canadian public and contributes to a safe and healthy work environment that promotes engagement, openness and transparency. The diversity of our people and the ideas they generate are the source of our innovation.

Transgender professionals tell how they get over hurdles in the workplace

In a survey of transphobic hate crime in the EU, 79% of respondents said they have suffered from some form of harassment in public. Likewise, research by the Scottish Transgender Alliance suggests the workplace is one of the most likely places for discrimination to occur.

Research: Why Employer Support Is So Important for Transgender Employees

Sarah* is a high school teacher in a school district without much understanding or acceptance of transgender individuals. For years, she remained closeted about her gender identity due to fear over how her colleagues would respond. When Sarah finally decided to come out at work, the emotional and social consequences associated with being her true self became almost unbearable: