Great Britain: electric goods retailer Currys is providing paid gender reassignment leave

On 26 June, UK white goods retailer Currys (32,000 staff worldwide and at least 10,000 in the UK) announced it was offering its UK employees undergoing gender reassignment, access to an additional six-week paid leave scheme. This announcement comes at a time when the retail sector in the UK is still having to cope with unprecedented staff shortages.

Through Jessica Agache-Gorse. Published on 29 June 2023 Ă  11h16 - Update on 29 June 2023 Ă  11h16

Currys’ gender reassignment policy announcement comes alongside a broader set of diversity and inclusion measures that were drawn up in collaboration with the company’s ‘National Forum’ collective of UK staff drawn from several departments in the group. With its innovative ‘Gender Reassignment Policy’, Curry’s employees in the UK seeking gender reassignment can benefit from an additional six weeks’ paid leave to support them through the process.…

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