For federal contractors and subcontractors, affirmative action must be taken by covered employers to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. Affirmative actions include training programs, outreach efforts, and other positive steps. These procedures should be incorporated into the companys written personnel policies. Employers with written affirmative action programs must implement them, keep them on file and update them annually.
Affirmative Action: Creating Economic Opportunity and Security For All Americans
Office of Federal Contract Compliance
Monitors contractor and subcontractor compliance with the nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions of VEVRAA.
Affirmative Action and
People with Disabilities
Explains why people with disabilities should be included in affirmative action programs and what contractors' affirmative action obligations are pertaining to outreach and recruitment of people with disabilities.
11246 Fact Sheet
EEO and Affirmative Action Guidelines for Federal Contractors Regarding Race, Color, Gender, Religion, and National Origin
Laws & Regulations on This Topic
41 CFR Part
Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors
41 CFR Part 60-2
Affirmative Action Programs
41 CFR Part 60-250
Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era
41 CFR Part 60-741
Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals with Disabilities