How to come out as transgender at work – Alltransinfo

How to come out as transgender at work

PinkNews spoke to Melanie Morton, an employment law solicitor at Nelson’s law firm, to find out what, legally and comprehensively speaking, is the best way to go about it.

When you decide to come out as trans at work, who should you talk to first and what should you say?

Melanie Morton: It’s a very personal choice, but I think the first port of call could be your line manager, your HR department – if you’ve got one – or you could talk to a mate first, before you speak to someone formally.

But in a way there’s merit in telling somebody quite senior quite early on, bearing in mind that there is protection for people in this situation, so it could be beneficial that somebody important knows. Often your line manager or HR person will be important enough.

Read More: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2019/07/20/how-to-come-out-as-transgender-at-work/

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