Goodwill store hires transgender people – Amy Hollyfield

San Francisco (KGO) — In this economy, it’s tough for anyone to find a job, but for one segment of the population it’s especially difficult. So one local store is knocking down barriers and putting them on the payroll.

An estimated 70 percent of transgender people in California face workplace discrimination. This is the first Goodwill in the nation to provide training and job skills. It’s a temporary store, but those involved in the program think it will have long-term effects.