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Transgender, Sexual Orientation & Stereotyping Issues in the Workplace

Career Tech State BIS Directors’ Meeting
Charles S. Plumb
Charles S. Plumb

In recent years, gender identity, sexual orientation and sexual stereotyping have become hot button issues in the workplace.

While speaking at the Career Tech State BIS Directors’ February 2016 meeting, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Charlie Plumb provides an overview of Title VII, discusses the federal and state laws prohibiting sex and gender discrimination, and reviews best practices for maintaining a welcoming workplace and avoiding discrimination litigation. Topics include:

  • How to avoid sexual stereotyping
  • Why the EEOC interprets Title VII to cover sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Current trends in sex and gender discrimination
  • Practical issues for accommodating transsexual/transgender employees in the workplace, including the use of restrooms and locker rooms
February 2, 2016
Moore Norman Technology Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma