Federal Government Announces New Transgender Worker Guidance

metroweekly.com – Posted by Chris Geidner

This afternoon, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, John Berry, issued a brief memorandum to all executive department and agency heads, announcing new guidance for treatment of transgender employees of the federal government — guidance that notes that it is “the policy of the Federal Government to treat all of its employees with dignity and respect and to provide a workplace that is free from discrimination,” including based on gender identity.