Litigation Implications For Employers Under ENDA

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 6:43 PM EST) -- In recent years, there has been a push at federal, state and local levels to increase workplace protections for individuals who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). This movement came closer to a reality on Nov. 7, 2013, when the United States Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill designed to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.[1]

ENDA had been brought before Congress every year since 1994, before finally passing the Senate with a 64-32 vote.[2]...
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