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In general, employers who conduct business with the federal government need to develop an affirmative action plan. There are other circumstances where employers develop AAP plans outside of federal contractors. This could be the result of a court order to remedy past discrimination or as a voluntary measure. For purposes of this article we’ll focus on federal contractors and their affirmative action needs.

Laws Governing AAP

As a federal contractor or subcontractor, you are required to meet basic affirmative action and equal employment opportuni