Transgender Issues @ Work. Report by The HR Dept at SLKMK Inc. Team Members. Sheela Iyer Linda Cox Kitty Harada Mubeen Saliha Katherine Theodore-Jones. About SLKMK Inc. Founded in 1994 Located in Palo Alto, CA 600 employees located across the Bay area
The HR Dept
at SLKMK Inc
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To provide a nurturing and growth oriented environment which encourages our employees to be highly productive and to grow personally and professionally.
Medical treatment cost and utilization for transgender related care varies. This cost is dependent on the number of employees and dependents who make claims for coverage, services and procedures and the employer’s total number of employees.
The average cost associated over a five year term of employment with surgical transition is $25,000. This estimate is based on the following
Other costs :
Although health insurance is provided for the transgender employee, most health insurance contracts are written that deny coverage for specific medical treatment, even though these treatments are medically necessary and follow internationally accepted standards of care.
To fill this gap Short term leave coverage is recommended.