The latest trend involves protection for employees in the areas of gender identity, gender characteristics, and gender expression. Increasing numbers of successful corporate entities are taking these issues seriously because of the business advantages to be gained. Consequently, transgender has become a relevant, valid, and timely area of business interest within the last decade. In the year 2000, only three of the Fortune 500 companies included gender identity in their employee nondiscrimination policies. Since then, however, over 40% of the Fortune 500 have adopted such policies. The rapid and widespread growth of these initiatives makes transgender a significant, identifiable workplace trend holding powerful implications for the future of business organizations and their employees.
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