Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action

An Affirmative Action Plan’s purpose is to analyze representation and promote equal opportunities for historically excluded demographic groups. Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to develop Affirmative Action programs, while others voluntarily engage.

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Are you required to develop an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)? Employers conducting business with the federal government or with other federal contractors are required to implement Affirmative Action programs. The Affirmative Action consultants at Employers Council can prepare your AAP for you, keep you in compliance, and assist you with Office of Federal Compliance Program audits. We also provide guidance in implementing your Affirmative Action Plan and answer any questions you have around Affirmative Action planning.

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Why Update Your Affirmative Action Policy?

Affirmative Action policies are implemented to help level the playing field for socioeconomic groups that have been discriminated against in the past on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, and veteran status. Employers who work with federal contractors or subcontractors must comply with Affirmative Action laws and incorporate them into their written personnel policies, and train current and future employees on these practices.

The goal of an Affirmative Action plan is to promote equality and diversity in the workplace. By taking deliberate steps to identify underserved communities and make outreach to those communities, employers can make good faith progress towards creating a workforce that looks like its surrounding communities, while promoting an atmosphere of equal employment opportunity.

Our Affirmative Action Services

Affirmative Action laws can become extremely complicated – the attorneys at Employers Council are available to provide Affirmative Action consulting in order to protect all of your employees and your business.

  • AAP Preparation
  • OFCCP Compliance Audits
  • AAP Training
  • Assistance Implementing an AAP
  • AAP Reviews
Affirmative Action FAQs
When is an Affirmative Action Plan required?

An affirmative action plan is required for employers with 50 or more employees and $50,000 or more in a single government contract or subcontract.

Are there any industries that are automatically considered federal contractors?

Banks and Credit Unions that participate in FDIC or NCUA are all considered to be federal contractors.

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