Office of Human Rights
The Pinellas County Office of Human Rights is committed to protecting all residents of Pinellas County from cases of discrimination in the areas of fair housing, employment, public accommodations and government programs and assistance. The office also works to recover wage theft in Pinellas County.
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Human Rights Board Meeting
The Human Rights Board is responsible for insuring that Pinellas County complies with the provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of…
- September 11, 2023, 10:00 am County Council for Persons with Disabilities Meeting Magnolia Room
- September 12, 2023, 10:00 am Human Rights Board Meeting Pinellas County Office of Human Rights
- December 4, 2023, 10:00 am County Council for Persons with Disabilities Meeting Magnolia Room
- December 12, 2023, 10:00 am Human Rights Board Meeting Pinellas County Office of Human Rights
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Human Rights Board
The Pinellas County Office of Human Rights is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the affirmative action plan, which includes preparing reports, making recommendations and conducting investigations. The Office of Human Rights is under the direction of the Human Rights Board and is led by Director Jeffrey Lorick, who is appointed by and answerable directly to the Board.
County Council for Persons with Disabilities
This 13-member Council for Persons with Disabilities provides policy advice and information to the BCC through the Office of Human Rights on matters of importance to persons with disabilities and as consultants on accessibility issues for county facilities, parks and infrastructure.
Learn more about membership requirement, terms, and powers and responsibilities.
All citizens appointed by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners or an individual commissioner to any county board, committee, council, or authority must comply with these standards of conduct.
Request for Florida State Court System Accommodations
Submit completed forms below at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or other court activity.
Accommodation Form – Request for reasonable accommodations if you are a defendant, litigant/party, witness, juror, victim or attorney.
Interpreter Request Form – Request for interpreter if you are a defendant, litigant/party, witness, juror, victim or attorney.
Chapter 70 of the Pinellas County Code of Ordinances
The Pinellas County Office of Human Rights administers Chapter 70 of the Pinellas County Code of Ordinances, which prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status or disability. This law, which applies to all employers located in Pinellas County with five or more employees, labor organizations, and public and private employment agencies, covers all conditions and terms of employment including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, pay, tenure, discipline, discharge and privileges.
EEO Plan Utilization Report Approval Letter
Letter from U.S. Department of Justice regarding Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) Utilization Report for Pinellas County. https://pinellas.gov/equal-employment-opportunity-plans-utilization-report-approval-letter/
EEO Plan Utilization Report
County Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan
The purpose of the Pinellas County Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan is to ensure meaningful access to information, programs, services, and activities for LEP persons. https://pinellas.gov/pinellas-countys-limited-english-proficiency-lep-plan/