May 27, 2016

LGBT community focus of new sexual harassment guidelines

Discriminatory acts by employers against sexual minorities will be regarded as sexual harassment under revised guidelines to be introduced next year, according to officials. The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry is planning to introduce the changes in January under the equal employment opportunity law ...

May 17, 2016

Canada to debut legislation to protect transgender rights

Canada will introduce legislation to protect transgender people from discrimination, the prime minister said on Monday, as the political debate around such rights heats up in the United States. Recently elected Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said legislation ensuring “the full protection” of transgender ...