Affirmative Action is positive action undertaken with conviction and effort to overcome the present effects of past practices, policies on barriers to equal employment opportunity and to achieve the full and fair participation of women, Blacks and Hispanics and any other protected groups found to be under utilized in the work force or affected by policies or practices having an adverse impact.
Equal Employment opportunity means the employment of individual(s) without consideration of any protected basis – race, color, etc. (CCHRO/EEOC)
Actions, Policies, and Procedures to which an employer commits itself that are designed to achieve equal employment opportunity.
Procedures in the employment process of hiring, promotions, transfers, training, disciplinary actions, including termination are administered without discrimination.
The Affirmative Action obligation includes:
Thorough, systematic efforts to prevent discrimination from occurring or to detect it and eliminate it as promptly as possible, and
Recruitment and outreach measures.
Diversity is a commitment to recognize and appreciate the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique. This includes a work environment that is respectful, and inclusive for all groups that maximizes the potential of all employees, and values the variety of perspectives that all employees bring to the work place.
The Role of the Human Resources Unit, in the Administration and Implementation of the AAP and the Policies Administered by the EEO/AA OFFICE
The Role of the Human Resources Unit in the Administration and Implementation of the AAP and the Policies Administered by the EEO/AA OFFICE (cont’d),
DISCIPLINARY ACTION MONITORING
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION MONITORING
INTERNAL COMPLAINT MONITORING
PROGRAM GOALS MONITORING
EEO/AA OFFICE Develops with HRU