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The GCEO office has implemented a "Serving Georgia Safely" plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. GCEO encourages all visitors to utilize our online services during this public health emergency. In-person appointments are available.
The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity is under the leadership of Governor Brian P. Kemp and Executive Director Allona Lane Cross.
We enforce the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978 and the Georgia Fair Housing Law.
Your government is open and working for you, but it’s not business as usual. Many state organizations are involved in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and are working on related efforts or have made temporary changes during this serious health emergency. Here’s what you should know about the state’s most-accessed services.
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The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) strives to ensure equal treatment of all Georgians and foster a more open and receptive environment in which to conduct business, live, and work.
April is National Fair Housing Month! The Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) was enacted as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act on April 11, 1968. In 1988, the state of Georgia passed the Georgia Fair Housing Law (GFHL) to safeguard individuals from housing discrimination in the sale, financing, and rental of a dwelling.
The Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity has relocated to a new office.
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 Housing 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.