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Senate HELP Committee ENDA

ENDA Vote Is Just the Beginning

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act now heads to the full Senate for consideration. In 29 states workers are not protected from being fired because of their sexual orientation, and in 34 states workers can be fired for being transgender.

Growing Republican Support for the Freedom to Work

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Wednesday, July 10, in a historic first, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions passed, in bipartisan fashion, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in a 15-7 vote. What is particularly noteworthy is the fact that three Republicans voted for the bill.