ENDA Key To Productivity and Public Safety: Experts

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 6:02 PM EST) -- More than simply an effort to promote basic fairness, the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act would also serve the country's economic self-interest and improve public safety by providing civil rights protections to Americans on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, witnesses before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions told senators Thursday.

While just last month President Barack Obama signed into law the first federal legislation to provide any protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals through the Matthew Shepard and...
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