What is the Employment Non-Discrimination Act? (ENDA)

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.

Watch on YouTube

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:

Gautam Raghavan is an Advisor in the White House Office of Public Engagement.
Related Topics: Civil Rights