Congressman Brings Back Gay Worker Rights Bill

Law360, New York (June 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., has reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives a long-debated bill aimed at banning discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

The legislation, known as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009, has been kicking around in one version or another for more than 30 years. In its current form, it would extend protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to shield workers from being fired, denied a job or promotion, or otherwise discriminated against on the basis of their sexual...
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