EEO - Retaliation: Florida
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Kamilah L. Perry, Phelps Dunbar, LLP
- The Florida Civil Rights Act contains anti-retaliation provisions and prohibits retaliation against persons for opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigations or proceedings under the Florida Civil Rights Act, +Fla. Stat. § 760.10(7). See Retaliation Under the Florida Civil Rights Act; Prohibited Conduct.
- Local ordinances in major Florida municipalities also specifically prohibit retaliation against employees for opposing discrimination or participating in discrimination investigations or proceedings under the local ordinances. See Local Ordinances.