In Pinellas County, Florida, employers with 5 or more employees must comply with 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. These provisions cover all conditions and terms of employment including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, pay, tenure, discipline, discharge, and privileges. This law applies to all employers located in Pinellas County with 5 or more employees, to labor organizations, and to public and private employment agencies.
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