What is the Employment Non-Discrimination Act? (ENDA)
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This week, the Senate will vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, which would provide strong federal protections against discrimination, making it explicitly illegal to fire someone because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
In this explainer video, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney highlights the importance of ENDA – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it’s good for business and the economy.
In case you missed it, read President Obama’s Op-Ed in support of ENDA.
And to learn more about the business case for ENDA, check out these resources:
- Opinion Poll: Small Businesses Support Workplace Nondiscrimination Policies (Small Business Majority)