OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 27, 2020 – The Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals and Lincoln’s Young Professionals Group today issued a joint statement showing “unified support of LB 627” saying “there should be no room for discrimination of any kind in the workplace.”

“We’re proud of our young professionals stepping up and making their voices known,” said David G. Brown, president and CEO, Greater Omaha Chamber, “and we’re committed to ensuring protection against job discrimination.”

The joint statement also speaks to valuing a “collaborative community” and notes the two groups “love our state and its people.”

Read the full statement from the young professionals here:

About Greater Omaha
Greater Omaha is a No. 1 ranked up-and-coming-tech hotspot and Time magazine’s 2017 No. 3 Most Up-and-Coming City in America. Recognized for its “We Don’t Coast” attitude, and named America’s No. 2 Best Small City, Greater Omaha is home to more than 30 communities and nearly 1 million people, with a youthful population (more than 40 percent are age 24 or younger), low cost of living and steady economic growth that outpaces the nation. Berkshire Hathaway, Mutual of Omaha, Peter Kiewit Sons’ Inc. and Union Pacific – all Fortune 500 companies – call Greater Omaha “home.”

About the Greater Omaha Chamber
The mission of the Greater Omaha Chamber is to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration.