Milwaukee, WI (March 4, 2021) –

Circa is pleased to announce the launch of Circa AAP by Affirmity, an intuitive, easy-to-use solution for preparing 100% technically compliant, audit-ready AAPs, simplifying development by automating the process and minimizing risks. Circa has partnered with Affirmity, the leader in optimizing Affirmative Action Programs for more than 45 years, to continue our mission of helping companies develop a more diverse and inclusive workforce through innovative, technology solutions.

For a federal contractor with fewer than 5,000 employees, generating a compliant Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) can put a strain on HR teams. According to the OFCCP, it can take an average of 193.6 labor hours for companies to develop, maintain, and perform annual updates on their AAPs. Not only is an AAP a requirement for companies with 50 or more employees that perform work on federal government contracts valued at $50,000 or more, it is an invaluable tool to ensuring employees are not discriminated against.

Former OFCCP Director and Circa’s newest board member, Craig Leen, states, “OFCCP’s AAP verification initiative has been a key focus for the agency, and the annual AAP certification prop