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Petitioning Senate State and Local Government Committee and 11 others

Tell Senators to repeal Tennessee's Workplace Discrimination Law

Last year, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted HB600/SB632 which repealed a Metro Nashville Ordinance which provided protection from job discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity for employees of government contractors. HB600 also prohibited other local governments from enacting similar workplace protections elsewhere in Tennessee.

Supporters of HB600 were told that enacting the law would promote business in Tennessee. But Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry opposed the bill when it recognized the negative impact of the bill on business and commerce.

Local governments must be able to enact legislation that makes their communities more attractive to skilled workers and professionals and companies considering a move into the State of Tennessee. HB600/SB632 actually inhibits competition and has not been shown to promote economic growth in Tennessee.

Tell Senators to repeal Tennessee's Workplace Discrimination Law. Send a message to the Senate State and Local Government Committee to vote for SB2762!

Letter to
Senate State and Local Government Committee
State Senator Ken Yager
State Senator Ronald Ramsey
and 9 others
State Senator Jack Johnson
State Senator Stacey Campfield
State Senator Thelma Harper
State Senator Joey Hensley
State Senator Bill Ketron
State Senator Lowe Finney
State Senator Mark Norris
State Senator Steven Dickerson
Tennessee Governor
Last year, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted HB600/SB632 which prohibited local governments from enacting workplace protections in their communities.

Supporters of HB600 were told that enacting the law would promote economic growth in Tennessee. But the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry opposed the bill when it recognized the negative impact on business and commerce.

Local governments must be able to enact legislation that makes their communities more attractive to skilled workers and professionals and companies considering a move into the State of Tennessee. HB600/SB632 actually inhibits competition and has not been shown to promote economic growth in Tennessee.

Please vote to repeal HB600/SB632. Vote YES on SB2762.

Sincerely,