How To Be The “Good Guy” Without Creating Bad Evidence

Affirmative action is for the “good guys.” Federal contractors (and subcontractors) do not wait to be sued to address equal employment opportunity (EEO) issues, nor do they accept the status quo. Federal contractors do not assume good intentions are being carried out by managers and recruiters. Rather, they seek out and address potential EEO barriers in their employment processes, proactively, and work to ensure employees and applicants are treated fairly.

But not everyone sees it that way.

As this election season heats up, employers can expect to hear more about the gender “wage gap.” For years, Congressional De