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Safeguarding Georgians from discrimination in housing and employment.
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 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.