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Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Individuals in the Federal Workplace

Friday, May 27, 2011
MEMORANDUM FOR: 
Heads Of Executive Departments And Agencies
From: 
John Berry, Director
Subject: 
Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Individuals in the Federal Workplace

Over the last several years a number of agencies have requested that OPM provide them with information and advice concerning issues that may arise in connection with the employment of transgender individuals in the workplace.  In  response, OPM is issuing the attached "Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Individuals in the Federal Workplace."  Any additional inquiries on  these matters may be directed to OPM through the Diversity Program Manager, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, at (202) 606-0020.

cc:  Chief Human Capital Officers
Human Resources Directors

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