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Coalition of Major Florida Employers Applaud Filing of Anti-Discrimination Legislation for 2016 Session by Sen. Abruzzo and Rep. Raschein

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Florida State Sen. Joe Abruzzo (D-Boynton Beach) and State Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) today filed legislation that will modernize Florida’s anti-discrimination law to include sexual orientation and gender identity. While 55% of Floridians already live in places that include these protections, the bill would create a uniform law across the […]

Akerman Joins Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce Coalition

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – The Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce Coalition today announced that Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, will join the Coalition in support of legislation that will update Florida’s discrimination protections as it relates to employment, housing and public accommodations. Akerman is the largest […]

Miami Pro-Business Groups Join Campaign to Pass Competitive Workforce Act

– South Florida Businesses Put Weight Behind Measure –

(MIAMI) – Support for the Florida Competitive Workforce Act is gaining momentum, and businesses in south Florida are a large part of the growing force behind the measure. ChamberSOUTH, the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District and the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association have joined […]

Competitive Workforce Act Gains Momentum in 2015; Readying for 2016 Legislative Session

– 400+ Businesses and 15,000+ Residents Support Updating Florida’s Anti-Discrimination Law –

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – While the House of Representatives and the Senate elected not to hear the Florida Competitive Workforce Act during the 2015 Florida Legislative Session, support from the business community and individuals escalated to new heights, positioning the legislation for a solid […]

Top Florida Companies Call on State Lawmakers to Reject Discrimination, Pass Competitive Workforce Act

-Florida cannot wait another day and risk the chance of becoming the next Indiana- 

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) – A coalition of some of the state’s top employers and business leaders today sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott, Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli asking lawmakers to hear House Bill 33 by Rep. […]

University of North Florida, Rollins College and Faith-Based Student Group Back the Competitive Workforce Act

– Updating State Law will Strengthen Florida’s Ability to Retain, Attract Talent –

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) – Two institutions of higher learning and a Catholic student group think it is a smart move for lawmakers to pass the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. Rollins College, located in Winter Park, has joined a coalition of 30 major employers […]

Florida Employers Lose $360M+ in Productivity, Employee Turnover

-Independent Studies Document Annual Costs Associated with Discrimination in Florida-

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Two independent research firms released reports, with one study documenting the more than $360 million lost each year in productivity and employee turnover by Florida businesses through discriminatory practices.  Equality Means Business and the Williams Institute both unveiled studies in recent […]

Chambers Representing Thousands and Iconic Little Havana Businesses Support Florida Competitive Workforce Act

– Local Leaders Cite Pro-Business Reasons for Updating State’s Anti-Discrimination Law –

(MIAMI) – The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and local business communities such as Little Havana are voicing local support for passage of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. The measure is currently before the Florida Legislature as […]

Florida Competitive Workforce Act Draws Resounding Support from Lawmakers

– Bipartisan Group of Legislators Support Measure to Update the State’s Anti-Discrimination Law –

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce coalition (FBCW) is honored to have unprecedented bipartisan support from Florida lawmakers for the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. The measure is currently before the Florida Legislature as House Bill 33 by Rep. […]

Faith Leaders in Polk County Support Updating Florida’s Non-Discrimination Law

– Faith and Fairness Provide Harmony, not Conflict –

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Three faith leaders in Polk County have voiced their support for passage of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act, a measure currently before the Florida Legislature as House Bill 33 by Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) and Senate Bill 156 by Sen. Joe Abruzzo […]