LGBT Feds Now Have an Updated Guide on Workplace Discrimination Protection

Four federal agencies have collaborated to reissue a guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) federal workers on their rights and processes available to them when alleging sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination.

Logos of four agencies: OPM, EEOC, OSC, MSPB

Four federal agencies have collaborated to reissue a guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) federal workers on their rights and processes available to them when alleging sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination.

The agencies collaborating on the guide are the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), and the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB).

The guide is entitled opments that have occurred in this area over the last 10 years,” said Chair Jenny Yang of the EEOC. “It illustrates, in plain terms, the breadth of protections available to victims of LGBT discrimination in federal employment and should serve as an invaluable resource to all federal employees.”

Addressing Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment

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