ACT NO. 41
Judiciary; antidiscrimination; gender identity
This act adds gender identity as a protected class to the states antidiscrimination statutes. The act defines gender identity as an individuals actual or perceived gender identity, or gender-related characteristics intrinsically related to an individuals gender or gender-identity, regardless of the individuals assigned sex at birth. The act permits employers to establish and enforce reasonable workplace policies to address matters related to employees gender identity, including the establishment of reasonable dress codes for the workplace.
Effective Date: July 1, 2007
The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street