Sarah Ford | September 19, 2013

Tell Congress: Pass the Employee Non-Discrimination Act!

Tell Congress: Pass the Employee Non-Discrimination Act! Share your name and email address with Human Rights CampaignRight now in 29 states, there is no state law protecting a gay, lesbian or bisexual person from being fired just because of who they are – and the same is true in 33 states for transgender people.

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would provide basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. ENDA simply affords to all Americans basic employment protection from discrimination based on irrational prejudice. The bill explicitly prohibits preferential treatment and quotas and does not permit disparate impact suits. In addition, it exempts small businesses, religious organizations and the military. 

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Source: Human Rights Campaign

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