The rights of transgender persons have been in the spotlight as of late. This presentation will address what it means to be transgender and how a person may change his or her gender under California law. It will also cover the legal and practical issues involved in managing transgender employees including restroom use and reactions of other employees.
Jeff Thurrell is a Partner in Fisher Phillip’s Irvine office. His practice is focused on defending employment related lawsuits and administrative complaints on a variety of issues, including harassment, retaliation, and discrimination. Jeff represents employers in both state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).