Sexual-Orientation-Based Employment Discrimination: States' Experience With Statutory Prohibitions

OGC-98-7R Oct 23, 1997
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 1997 (ENDA), a bill that would make it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of sexual orientation, focusing on: (1) the characteristics, coverage, and exclusions of state sexual-orientation discrimination laws and how they compare with provisions of ENDA; and (2) the number of complaints filed with the states.