Why a Local Ordinance?
There are protections against discrimination at the state and the federal level. So why does Boulder have a city ordinance?
When the City Council enacted the Human Rights Ordinance in 1972, there were two primary reasons for creating protection at a local level:
It is important to understand that, in most cases, complainants have a choice of jurisdiction under which to file. Here is contact information for other agencies that enforce civil rights:
Colorado Civil Rights Division
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
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