Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer has added transgender protections to its employee non-discrimination policy
Windy City Times has the report:
Big box retail giant Wal-Mart has added transgender protections to its employee non-discrimination policy.
The protections include gender identity and gender expression said Phillip Keene, a company spokesperson.
Keene did not confirm when the new policy went into effect, only that the change was made “several weeks ago.”
News of the new policy has not been widely publicized.
Sexual orientation protections are already a part of the company’s “Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy.”
“We’ve had a strong anti-discrimination policy for a long time,” said Keene.
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