Associated Advisory Engagement : IFC has been supporting ENDA
through advisory services in NPL/Risk Management, Product Strategy and general capacity building in 2 key areas, namely MIS and HR.
But some activists have already voiced worry that he is being used as a token--that his hire may serve as a substitute for all-out action on a trans-inclusive new ENDA
The HRC Deputy Communications Director, Trevor Thomas, says that the HRC worked hard for an inclusive bill, but ultimately they didn't want ENDA
to "crash and burn, knowing that it was a step forward for GLB people nationwide.
Section 4 excludes "domestic-partner" benefits from the purview of the ENDA
Signed into law by Governor Bill Ritter on May 25, 2007 and effective August 3, 2007, ENDA
expands Colorado's employment nondiscrimination protections to include sexual orientation - an important step toward ending discrimination in the workplace for all Coloradans.
A report on Focus on the Family's Web site insisted that ENDA
"could spell trouble for Christian business owners, churches and faith-based groups, which could be obligated to hire people who don't share their beliefs.
Vermont has had an ENDA
since 1992 but began protecting gender expression only this year.
Because of the hard work of the Human Rights Campaign, ENDA
enjoys bi-partisan support.
Along with the credit, IFC is also contributing to improve the Advisory Services package with ENDA
, mainly concentrating on risk management and institution building issues.
Proclaiming solidarity with our trans brothers and sisters, more than 300 queer and queer-friendly organizations joined forces to demand a trans-inclusive ENDA
or no ENDA
paid the price for a mistimed start in the semi-finals of the Red Mills Masters at WATERFORD on Saturday, but the Laurels winner ran a blinder to claim a final spot behind Jonny Whitesox, writes Michael Fortune.
, and there's not much you can do to substitute for that mandate.