Jacksonville Human Rights Commissioner Calls Equal Opportunity Ordinance ‘Good First Step’

A Jacksonville Human Rights Commissioner is calling the recently filed equal opportunity bill “a good first step,” but the legislation doesn’t go nearly far enough to address diversity issues at city agencies. The bill — filed by Councilman Garrett Dennis — is a response to an ongoing federal investigation into possible racial discrimination at JEA.

A Jacksonville Human Rights Commissioner is calling the recently filed equal opportunity bill “a good first step,” but the legislation doesn’t go nearly far enough to address diversity issues at city agencies. The bill — filed by Councilman Garrett Dennis — is a response to an ongoing federal investigation into possible racial discrimination at JEA.