The state of California has officially backed a new program aiming to assist transgender people find jobs in the restaurant industry.
The new California Transgender Workplace Project says it wants to reduce workplace discrimination and stigmas associated with transgender individuals-- while combating the historically low rates of unemployment throughout the community. The placement program also says it will also help those who identify as transgender find work in jobs and environments that are both friendly and safe.
A state grant will pay for the first 60 hours of a new hire's wages as an incentive for concerned business owners, reports NPR.
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