Transgender Worker Sues, Alleges He Was Forced To Wear Female Uniform

(November 13, 2015, 11:17 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A transgender male filed a complaint on Nov. 11 against his former employer, Giant Food Stores LLC, in a Pennsylvania federal court, alleging that he was wrongly required to wear a uniform designed for female employees (Sam Melrath v. Giant Food Stores, LLC, No. 15-6077, E.D. Pa.).

(Complaint available. Document #73-151211-002C.)

Plaintiff Sam Melrath was hired by Giant to work as a bagger in August 2011. He claims that immediately after he was hired, his employer began pressuring him to dress, act and refer...
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