My Staff are Refusing to Work with a Transsexual Colleague

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 12 February 2013
Gareth McClay
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My staff are refusing to work with a transsexual colleague. How do I handle it?

Gareth McCay writes:

It is firstly important to establish all of the facts in terms of how this has come to light, has there been a formal complaint from the transsexual employee (“the Employee”), what the staff’s issues are, whether or not the staff have ceased, or are refusing to carry out, work etc. The best way of establishing the full facts is to meet with managers, supervisors, any trade union representative or employee representative and the Employee.

Once you have been appraised of the background to this dispute it would be prudent to meet with the Employee to discuss how they would like this matter

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