com/story/26631497/nc-congressman-robert-pittenger-responds-to-enda-controversy) Employment Non-Discrimination Act
- which prohibits varying degrees of hiring discrimination - and the so-called (https://pittenger.
Same-sex marriage was already legal in a number of individual states before that ruling, and a similar move toward equality is found in the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act
, federal legislation that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity More recently, in 2015, the Equality Act was introduced by two members of Congress.
discuss the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
, its history, and the
It's unclear if the Equality Act of 2015 will meet the same fate as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
(ENDA), which has floundered.
With the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
stalled in the House of Representatives, no federal law protects private employees against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, The EO does not allow exemptions for religious entities beyond existing exemptions allowing religious organizations to consider an individual's religious beliefs when making certain employment decisions.
Seventeen years have passed since the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
reached the Senate floor, where it was defeated by a single vote.
IN 2013, A FLURRY OF ACTIVITY FINALLY took place around the long-suffering Employment Non-Discrimination Act
, or ENDA.
With the stalling of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
in the House of Representatives, activists had long been asking Obama to pass an executive order, which would protect employees of federal contractors.
At the same time, they want Congress to pass the broader Employment Non-Discrimination Act
, which has the backing of the White House.
3) Despite those early failures, the United States Senate, on November 7, 2013, passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
with a vote of 64 to 32.
According to the report, Cook also reaffirmed his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
, a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against potential employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The bill, the Employment Non-discrimination Act
, passed 64-32 Nov.