Implementation Of The Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act And Rule For All Establishments - The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019
The Central Government has implemented The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020 on all establishments including private establishments to protect the rights of transgender persons and their welfare. As per the Act and Rule, (1) Every establishment shall implement all measures for providing a safe working environment and to ensure that no transgender person is discriminated against in any matter relating to employment including, but not limited to, infrastructure adjustments, recruitment, employment benefits, promotion, and other related issues. (2) Every establishment shall publish an equal opportunity policy for transgender persons. The equal opportunity policy of an establishment shall, inter alias, contain details of- (a) infrastructural facilities (such as unisex toilets), measures put in for safety and security (transportation and guards) and amenities (such as hygiene products) to be provided to the transgender persons to enable them to effectively discharge their duties in the establishment. (b) applicability of all rules and regulations of the company regarding the service conditions of employees. (c) confidentiality of the gender identity of the employees.
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