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The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity is under the leadership of Governor Brian P. Kemp and Executive Director Shawnzia Thomas.
We enforce the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978 and the Georgia Fair Housing Law.
The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity was honored to host Duke University Student, Emil Zakarian this summer as an Intern with the Agency.
For the second year in a row, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) has participated in the Atlanta Bar Association's Summer Law Internship Program (SLIP).
On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity's Equal Employment Division was delighted to visit the Dekalb County Board of Health to conduct Harassment Prevention training for managers and staff.
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The Equal Employment Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978, as amended, which makes it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race,sex, age, disability, national origin, color or relation.
The Fair Housing Division of the Commission enforces the Georgia Fair Hosing Law, which prohibits various forms of discrimination in residential real estate transactions on the basis of race, sex, religion, disability, national origin, familial status or color.