HR Competencies

Federal contractors and subcontractors have significant obligations related to Affirmative Action. Employers must be familiar with Affirmative Action obligations in order to comply with federal law. This half-day class will provide an overview of where affirmative action obligations come from, what they require, and how to meet them. It will explore the key components of a valid Affirmative Action Plan, and will detail how enforcement is conducted through the use of audits. Finally, the course will look at how particular aspects of an Affirmative Action Plan are evaluated, and advise on best practices for complying with Affirmative Action regulations.​


  •  Affirmative Action purpose and regulations
  •  The Internet Applicant Rule
  •  Applicants, who are they?
  •  Invitations to self-identify
  •  Meaningful disposition codes
  •  Applicants, hires, promotions, and terminations
  •  Recordkeeping
  •  Data collection and management
  •  Postings, tracking, and data management
  •  Internal and external databases
  •  Use of recruiting agencies
  •  Affirmative Action recruiting and good faith efforts

Who Should Attend

Recruiters and human resources professionals administering Affirmative Action Programs


Employers Council staff



0.35 Continuing Education Units
3.25 HRCI-General
Course ID #LEGL145

Class Details

Location:Virtual Learning
Time:8:30 am to 12:00 pm MDT
Member Price:$145.00
Non-Member Price:$220.00
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