December 8, 2017

Mandatory Transgender Rights Poster Is Now Available

BY: Jonathan Judge, Allison Scott

Beginning January 1, 2018, California employers are required to display the “Transgender Rights in the Workplace” poster created by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”).  Employers must place the poster in a prominent and accessible location in the workplace.

The DFEH published on its website the mandatory poster, which is available in English (https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2017/11/DFEH_E04P-ENG-2017Nov.pdf) and in Spanish (https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2017/11/DFEH_E04P-SP-2017Nov.pdf). The DFEH’s website indicates it will post a version of the poster in Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.  As a reminder, if ten percent or more of a company’s workforce speaks a language other than English, the poster must also be displayed in that language or languages.

According to the DFEH’s website, an employer should display all DFEH required posters in a conspicuous place where the poster can be easily seen and read by employees and job applicants.  DFEH required postings must also be in text large enough and legible to be easily read.  The DFEH’s website notes an employer may choose to purchase and display an “all-in-one” poster rather than display each separate poster.

For more information concerning Employer required postings, please contact one of the authors or attorneys in the Private Labor and Employment Group or visit our website at www.aalrr.com.

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Jonathan Judge

Partner

562-653-3200

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Jonathan Judge is a partner in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. He advises employers in labor and employment law and various employment litigation matters, including drug testing, mass layoffs, disparate impact analysis, WARN Act, trade secrets, privacy, technology in the workplace, piece rate compensation, municipal and state sick leave, local, state and federal minimum wage law, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Allison M. Scott

Allison Scott

Associate

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ascott@aalrr.com

Allison Scott is an associate in the Cerritos office and represents employers in labor law and various employment litigation matters, including wrongful termination, discrimination, wage & hour, and harassment. Ms. Scott’s experience includes multiple stages of the litigation process to include: drafting of briefs, motions, mediation sessions, and administrative hearings.

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