Switzerland: Transgender group launches campaign against workplace discrimination

Transgender Networks Switzerlandexternal link (TGNS) have launched a nationwide “Trans Welcome” campaign to combat discrimination against transgender people at work.

This comes after TGNS lawyers received more than 300 complaints of workplace discrimination last year.  The TGNS campaign, launched on Wednesday, includes the website transwelcome.chexternal link which contains information about “Being trans and coming out in the work environment”.

Some 50 Swiss companies and institutions including Swiss Post, the Swiss Federal Railways, and ETH Zurich have already signed a declaration of commitment to a trans-friendly workplace. Read more via Swissinfo