Orlando – The Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) and the Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Tradition are presenting the second annual Florida Employment Law Conference.
Who: The Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) and the Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Tradition
What: The Florida Employment Law Conference- Building Workforce Excellence:
A conference designed to educate human resource professionals, lawyers, managers and business owners about best practices and to provide them with the knowledge and resources necessary to foster tolerant and discrimination-free workplaces.
When: December 17th – 19th, 2007
Where: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
One Grand Cypress Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32836
Speakers will include representatives from FCHR, the City of Orlando, Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc. and expert lawyers specializing in employment law issues. Topics include sexual harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Florida Whistle-blower Act, navigating the FCHR complaint process and diversity/cultural competency. A full schedule of events can be found at FCHR’s website: http://fchr.state.fl.us/ .
The Florida Commission on Human Relations, established in 1969, is the state agency charged with enforcing the Florida Civil Rights Act and Fair Housing Act. The purpose of these laws is to protect the people of Florida from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. Fair treatment, equal access and mutual respect are the benchmarks of the Commission’s commitment. Through education, outreach and partnerships, the Commission works to prevent discrimination and foster cultural understanding in communities statewide. For more information visit http://fchr.state.fl.us/