This workshop covers the "basics" of preparing the written affirmative action plan and the activities required to put the plan into action and achieve compliance. The workshop concentrates on federal, nonconstruction-based plans, with some discussion of state and local plan requirements.
- Discuss legal framework and self-assessment of who must develop a plan, how many plans must be prepared, and timing issues.
- Recognize the elements of the written plan with emphasis on:
- Statistical analysis for women and minorities—organizational profile; job group analysis; 2-factor availability analysis; comparing incumbency to availability; utilization rules; goals; and
- Data collection and analysis for veterans and individuals with disabilities, and
- Narrative elements—women and minorities; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
- Discuss expectations for plan performance and maintenance including recordkeeping, compensation analysis, adverse impact analysis, communication, and auditing and reporting.
- Discuss what to expect in a government audit, agency enforcement priorities, and current trends.
Who Should Attend:
EEO/AAP coordinators or specialists, human resource professionals, and individuals involved in the EEO/AAP function who want to write their own plans or have a better understanding of the detailed elements of an affirmative action plan.