Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Releases Workplace Inclusion Guidelines for Transgender Employees

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Releases Workplace Inclusion Guidelines for Transgender Employees

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N.S. sets guidelines for transgender staff

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HALIFAX - Nova Scotia civil servants can wear clothing that reflects their gender identity and use the washroom of their choice under guidelines released Tuesday.

The guidelines for trans and gender variant employees, announced by the province on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, also address the use of an employee's identified name and pronoun.

Maddi MacDonald, the co-chair of Nova Scotia's LGBTI Network, said releasing written guidelines will help make provincial workplaces more inclusive for trans people.

"It solidifies the commitment, so in all areas of the public service all trans and gender variant employees will now be supported," MacDonald said.

MacDonald said while Nova Scotia has a fairly inclusive culture in general terms, there is still work that needs to be done. …

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