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Professional Standards/Human Rights Section

Broward CountyProfessional Standards/Human Rights Section
Professional Standards/Human Rights
​​The Professional Standards/Human Rights Section is responsible for ensuring that all Broward County Government agencies and its employees comply with Broward County policies, procedures and ordinances set forth by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, as well as state and federal laws including Equal Employment Opportunity, the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). 
The Section also investigates employment discrimination complaints involving employers in Broward County who employ 5-14 employees, discrimination in the sale or rental of housing with 4 or more units located in Broward County, discrimination in public accommodations, and violations of the Broward County Wage Recovery and Living Wage ordinances.