House Approves Equality Act

The House passed sweeping legislation last Friday to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill, called the Equality Act, passed 236-173 with eight Republicans joining all Democrats in backing the measure. In addition to workplace protections, the bill would prohibit discrimination in… Read more »

ASAE Joins Letter in Support of Equality Act

ASAE joined other trade and professional associations this week in a letter of support for the Equality Act, which would ensure federal protections for LGBTQ individuals. The bill (H.R. 5) is set to get a vote in the House this week and would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination in… Read more »

ASAE Joins Letter in Support of Equality Act

ASAE joined 43 other trade and professional associations this week in a letter of support for the Equality Act, which would ensure federal protections for LGBTQ individuals. The bill (H.R. 5) was introduced in both the House and Senate on March 13 and would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination… Read more »