Press Releases

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
The House Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today praised the announcement of the Department of Labor’s final rule banning contractors from receiving federal government contracts unless they have a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This rule was promulgated following Executive Order 13672, which was signed by President Obama on July 21. The Caucus had actively called for the order, with members most recently joining a bicameral March letter signed by 220 Members of Congress.
Nov 8, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus praised the passage of a fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. Senate in a bipartisan 64-32 vote. If enacted, ENDA would prohibit discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Nov 8, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus praised today’s bipartisan 61-30 procedural vote in the U.S. Senate in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). ENDA would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Oct 28, 2013 Press Release
Today the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus) praised the re-introduction of the bipartisan Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. The bill is sponsored by Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), a Co-Chair of the Equality Caucus in the House, who is joined by Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) as the lead Republican sponsor.

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