JUN 5, 2019

Growing your knowledge, skills and expertise in Human Resources.

Working with Transgender and Nonbinary Employees

Get current information and gain knowledge in managing gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.

Deborah Birndorf Zeiler, Attorney

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​Debbie Birndorf Zeiler has been practicing law for close to twenty-five years, including ten years at major law firms.  She represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including defense of harassment and discrimination claims, wage claims, wage and hours class actions, disability claims, and misappropriation of trade secrets.  She also provides counseling, drafts and reviews employment contracts, severance agreements, employee handbooks, and personnel policies.

Debbie earned her B.A. from UCLA, an M.B.A. from NYU, and her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated in the top of her class.  In addition to her full-time practice, Debbie teaches Legal Aspects of Employee Relations at UCLA Extension as part of the HR Certificate program.

Debbie has been named a 2019 Super Lawyer in Employment and Labor.  She was previously awarded the Super Lawyer honor in 2013 and 2015-2018.  She has also been named one of the Top Employment and Labor Attorneys in Los Angeles and one of the Top Women Attorneys by Los Angeles Magazine.  Birndorf Law Offices was also recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of the Best Law Firms in Los Angeles.

Debbie was recently asked to serve on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.


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​Working with Transgender and Nonbinary Employees

Understand California’s new law expanding the categories of sexual harassment to include gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.
Find out what information must now be included in each employer’s sexual harassment training.
Determine whether your company is infringing on any transgender rights and, if so, what to do about it.
Learn about what policies your company can institute to recognize, prevent and stop all types of sexual harassment.

California is the first state to recognize a third gender. So, how does this affect workplace discrimination and harassment? Learn about California’s new law expanding the categories of sexual harassment to include gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation, and find out what information must now be included in each employer’s sexual harassment training. Determine whether your company is infringing on any transgender rights and, if so, what to do about it. We will also discuss what policies your company can institute to recognize, prevent and stop all types of sexual harassment.