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Florida employers lose $360M every year from LGBT discrimination, study finds

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Discrimination has a significant impact on Florida’s economy, say supporters of a statewide measure to create uniform protections for the LGBT community. Employee turnover and lost productivity from discriminatory practices cost Florida businesses millions, according to a pair of reports released this week by the independent Equality Means Business and the UCLA School of Law Williams Institute. One study found that more than $360 million is lost each year by discrimination, bolstering the argument for passage of Competitive Workforce Act,…

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