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Woolworths, Big W, Endeavour introduce paid gender affirmation leave

Kiri Hannifin, GM Corporate Affairs, Safety and Sustainability
Employees across the Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand will be entitled to up to two weeks paid gender affirmation leave as part of policy changes introduced this week.  The policy, which also includes two weeks unpaid leave, is designed to support transgender and gender diverse team members in affirming their gender, allowing time off to attend medical appointments, surgical procedures and undertake counselling, legal and administrative tasks, for example. Rachel Mead, Woolwort