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Corporate America Way Behind in Welcoming Transgender Workers: McKinsey  

A new McKinsey report finds that U.S employers are failing to create a workplace environment that is as welcoming and inclusive for transgender employees as it is for their cisgender counterparts. So reports McKinsey & Company.

lgbtq flag 1184117 1280 websiteThe report notes that transgender adults are two times as likely to be unemployed compared with cisgender adults and that the latter cohort are paid nearly one-third more a year than the former even if transgender employees have the same or higher education levels.

“For a transgender person who is employed, our survey suggests that the experience of bringing one’s full self to work can be fraught with difficulty at every single stage,” the report finds. “Throughout the employment life cycle—beginning with the interview process and getting hired, then shifting to retention, and finally ending with departure—transgender respondents to our survey reported feeling anxious and alienated, which can restrict their access to information.”

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