Definitions for "Affirmative Action Plan"
A comprehensive annual report that is a required component of the AA Compliance Program. The Plan identifies problem areas and reflects the institution's good faith efforts to ensure equal opportunity and address problem areas. It identifies areas of underutilization, evaluates personnel actions and hiring practices, analyzes goal achievement, and serves as a basis for updating the Affirmative Action Compliance Program.
A written set of specific, results-oriented procedures to be followed by all federal contractors holding contracts of $50,000 or more and employing 50 or more people and intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination against or underutilization of women and minorities. The effectiveness of the plan is measured by the results it actually achieves rather than by the results intended and by the good faith efforts undertaken by the contractor to increase the pool of qualified women and minorities in all parts of the organization.
a set of goal-orientated management polices and procedures to eliminate barriers to employment opportunities for minorities, women and qualified disabled persons that are not based on specific job requirements