State AGs Push Boehner To Bring ENDA Up For Vote

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 4:57 PM EST) -- A group of 14 state attorneys general led by New York's Eric Schneiderman exhorted House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday to bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act — which would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity — to the House floor for a vote.

The attorneys general, all Democrats, told Boehner, R-Ohio, in a letter that the absence of a federal law like the ENDA means that workers can be fired or denied employment because of their sexual orientation in 29 states, while...
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