ENDA would outlaw workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. It is already illegal for employers to discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity sex, nationality, religion, age or disability. Twenty-nine states currently have no laws protecting LGBT individuals in the workplace.
It’s the first time in history that the Senate has passed ENDA. The House passed a version of ENDA in 2007, but it did not include protections for transgender individuals.
Click here to read 10 Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, to better understand the impact this act will have on the LGBT workforce.
MBA works for our members and we are advocating for sensible changes to the law that would stop any discrimination against LGBT people in the workplace. It is with your continued membership that we are able to make these changes in our community.
Click below to view a template letter to the Florida House Representatives, and a resolution to in support of ENDA.