The Employment Non-Discrimination Act: Requiring Fairness for All Employees Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
September 6, 2010
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (Issue Brief), 2010
UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2129734
This issue brief for the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy discusses the current gap in federal and state legal protections on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It then considers ENDA, explains its provisions, and assesses its ability to safeguard LGBT workers from bias. ENDA, it concludes, is a modest and pragmatic step toward ensuring that LGBT employees are judged fairly on the basis of their job performance, without regard to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 15, 2012 ; Last revised: September 5, 2012
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