The Florida Competitive Workforce Act holds the most co-sponsors for the 2019 legislative session. House Bill 485/Senate Bill 430 adds new sponsors daily. Twelve Fortune 500 companies have joined the coalition, with more than 30 major employers and 450 local businesses.
Sixty percent of Floridians are protected from discrimination, creating a patchwork of protections where employees and their families are subject to discrimination if they live in a neighboring city/county from their workplace without a local HRO. Florida Competes advocates for nondiscrimination protections in employment, public housing and accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity statewide.
– Laura Rambo, On 3 Public Relations