Tag: Competitive Workforce Act

Phil AmmannJanuary 11, 2016

Florida Realtors have become the latest group to join the effort to modernize state law by including anti-discrimination protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. As real estate professionals descend upon Tallahassee to take part in the annual Great American Realtors Days on Tuesday and Wednsday, the Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce […]

Phil AmmannAugust 17, 2015

In preparation for the upcoming 2016 Florida Legislative Session, Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce (FBCW) picked GOP consultant Patrick Slevin as its new campaign manager. Slevin will help lead the bipartisan coalition to pass the Competitive Workforce Act, which seeks to modernize state law to include anti-discrimination protection based on sexual orientation and gender […]

Phil AmmannApril 7, 2015

A Catholic student group and two colleges are the latest organizations to voice support for the fight for statewide discrimination protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Winter Park-based Rollins College joins a coalition of 30 major Florida employers, including the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, in supporting the Competitive Workforce Act. The […]

Phil AmmannMarch 26, 2015

Discrimination has a significant effect on Florida’s economy, say supporters of a statewide measure to create uniform protections for the LGBT community. Employee turnover and lost productivity from discriminatory practices cost Florida businesses millions, according to a pair of reports released this week by the independent Equality Means Business and the UCLA School of Law […]


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