RSS Feed

Legal Updates

More Articles: Latest Popular Archives

New Stonewall research exposes the profound discrimination trans people face

Makbool Javaid
LGBT

New research from Stonewall focusing on the experiences of 870 trans and non-binary people by YouGov, reveals the daily discrimination faced by trans people. The report reveals that 12% of trans employees have been physically attacked by a colleague or customer in the last year and 51% of trans people have hidden their identity at work for fear of discrimination. The UK Government is due to launch a consultation on reform of the Gender Recognition Act this year and Stonewall is calling for everyone to take a visible stand against anti-trans discrimination.


This update provides summary information and comment on the subject areas covered. Where employment tribunal and appellate court cases are reported, the information does not set out all of the facts, the legal arguments presented and the judgments made in every aspect of the case. Click on the links to access full details. If no link is provided, contact us for more information.  Employment law is subject to constant change either by statute or by interpretation by the courts. While every care has been taken in compiling this information, SM&B cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Specialist legal advice must be taken on any legal issues that may arise before embarking upon any formal course of action.