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Labor advocates back Caban’s ‘just cause’ legislation

Council bill would universalize employee protections

Posted 1/27/23

When Tiffany Munroe started working in a New York City warehouse in late 2020, she thought she had finally found her first stable job since emigrating the year before from Guyana, where she had been shamed, chastised and eventually kicked out of her own home because of her identity as a trans woman. 

Yet Munroe continued to be harassed at work, with warehouse supervisors and coworkers often making transphobic remarks, and management constantly scolding her for dressing in ways she felt fit her gender identity.  

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