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Employment Protections for Gays Expected to Pass US Senatei
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November 06, 2013 9:20 PM
A bill to protect gay and trans-gendered Americans from workplace discrimination is expected to pass the Senate this week, but stall in the House of Representatives. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act - known as "ENDA" - is viewed by some as an overdue advance for civil rights, and by others as an unnecessary and unwise federal intrusion into the workforce.

Employment Protections for Gays Expected to Pass US Senate

Published November 06, 2013

A bill to protect gay and trans-gendered Americans from workplace discrimination is expected to pass the Senate this week, but stall in the House of Representatives. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act - known as "ENDA" - is viewed by some as an overdue advance for civil rights, and by others as an unnecessary and unwise federal intrusion into the workforce.


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