A transgender or transitioning person at work should be allowed to dress in the clothes and in the manner in which they identify. A dress code cannot be used to prevent a transgender employee from living full-time in the role consistent with his or her gender identity or expression. California Government Code § 12949Names and Pro-nouns
Employers must allow bathroom access to the bathroom corresponding to an employees’ gender identity. This includes access to restrooms, locker rooms, changing rooms, etc. that are consistent with his or her gender identity/expression.Bathrooms
Co-workers, managers, supervisors and employers should use the name and pronoun appropriate to the employee’s gender identity/expression. This includes in emails, letters, official personnel forms, etc. Continued misuse or intentional misuse of the employee’s name and/or pronoun is harmful to the transgender/transitioning person’s mental health. Further, such misuse of the proper name or pronoun could be considered a form of harassment or discrimination.