Shifts in attitudes and changing social mores impact workplace dynamics in ways that are difficult to measure. In some instances, a change in social customs gives rise to the need for new laws, regulations or policies...more
Congress is currently considering the creation of a new protected class for purposes of workplace discrimination. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would create a new federally-protected class of individuals:...more
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”) passed the United States Senate on November 7, 2013, but is expected to languish and fail in the House. However, even if ENDA fails, this does not mean that employers need not...more
Yesterday, by a vote of 64 to 32, the United States Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would ban employers from firing, refusing to hire or discriminating against workers or job applicants based...more
The U.S. Senate passed a bill last week that would provide workplace protections to gays, lesbians and transgender individuals.
The so-called “Employment Nondiscrimination Act” passed the Democratic-led chamber on a 64...more
This week, the U.S. Senate begins debate on whether to enact legislation to federally protect individuals from discrimination in the workplace based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. On November 4, the Senate...more
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