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The White House issued a statement by President Obama, moments after the Employment Non-Discrimination passed the US Senate on a strong bipartisan basis.
All signs point to a Senate vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) this afternoon. Yesterday, GLAAD partnered with Google+ to host a hangout in order to discuss ENDA, what it means for people, and what its prospects are after the Senate.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is advancing through the Senate and onto the House. And while this important legislation is gathering significant media attention, the inclusion of protections based on gender identity been missing in the news coverage.
Today, the United Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now onto the house!
The Employment Non-Decimation Act (ENDA) got the 60 votes needed to close debate in the Senate.
It was announced that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has the sixty votes needed to safely pass the Senate. President Obama is urging congress to pass ENDA. However, the legislation seems doomed in the House.
President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.
Tico Almeida launched Freedom to Work in the fall of 2011. He has extensive experience advocating for workplace fairness as a civil rights litigator in private practice and a legislative attorney in the U.S. Congress. From 2007 to 2010, Almeida served as lead counsel on the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) for the Committee on Education and Labor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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