Frequently Asked Questions About Workplace Retaliation Against Transgender and Non-Binary Employees

Workplace retaliation is when an employer punishes an employee for doing something to assert their legal rights, such as filing a discrimination or harassment complaint. Examples of retaliation include:

  • Termination of employment
  • Pay or hours reduction
  • Demotion or reassignment
  • Disciplinary action
  • Harassment

Retaliation in the workplace is a form of employment discrimination and is illegal.