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Alachua County prohibits unlawful discrimination in county employment, programs, and services. The Human Rights Ordinance, Chapter 111 of County Code, prohibits unlawful discrimination in Employment, Housing and Public Accommodations in Alachua County.

The Equal Opportunity Office provides the following services:

 

To file a discrimination complaint regarding county employment, programs or services; a complaint under the Human Rights Ordinance involving Employment, Fair Housing or Public Accommodations; or a wage theft complaint, please contact:

Jacqueline Chung, Equal Opportunity Manager

Email: jac@alachuacounty.us
Phone: (352) 374-5275 * Fax: (352) 338-3205 * TTY Users: 711 (Florida Relay Service)
Or visit us at: 105 SE 1st Avenue- Suite 1, Gainesville, FL 32601

 



 

Current Events:  

ADA Celebration 2014

Alachua County Employees Show and Tell  

The Alachua County Wage Recovery Ordinance        
Effective January 1,2014  

Save the Date: Employment Law Seminar 2014

Equal Opportunity Advisory  Committee

EOAC Newsletter - Fall, 2014 Edition

EOAC Newsletter - Summer, 2014 Edition

EOAC Newsletter - Spring, 2014 Edition 

EOAC Newsletter - Holiday, 2013 Edition

EOAC Diversity Cookbook



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Volunteer Language Translator Database

The Equal Opportunity Office is currently building a database of volunteers who are willing to assist County departments on an as-needed basis with communicating effectively with individuals whose primary language is not English.

Sign Up to Volunteer


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DISABILITY ACCESS

Public Notice and Assurance under the Americans with Disabilities Act

View the Revised ADA Requirements: Service Animals

ADA Update: A Primer For Small Business
An illustrated guide to help small business understand the new and updated requirements of the revised ADA regulations

Communicating with Guests who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Hotels, Motels and other Places of Transient Lodging.

 

Link to Video on Providing Assistance to Persons who are Blind: http://alachua.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=8&clip_id=946


Please note: If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 at least 3 business days prior to the event. TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service). 


 

 

 

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