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Affirmative Action Resources

Consultants/Vendors

Affirmative Action Software (http://www.iapplicants.com/affirmativeactionplantracking.htm)
An affirmative action plan is only as good as your ability to track your applicants through your hiring and screening process. iApplicants makes it easy for you to track and report on your hiring process, including instant running of your custom affirmative action log report.

American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) (http://www.affirmativeaction.org/)
Founded in 1974, the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA) is dedicated to the advancement of affirmative action, equal opportunity and the elimination of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, ethnic background or any other criterion that deprives people of opportunities to live and work.

Affirmative Action in Plain-English (http://hr.blr.com/HR-topics/Discrimination/Affirmative-Action/National)
Get Plain-English explanations of Affirmative Action regulations in seconds. Includes national and state law, sample policies, forms, tools and checklists.

AppTrac - Affirmative Action - Applicant Tracking (http://www.eeomadesimple.com/software_tools.php)
AppTrac allows you to track your applicants in a way that is fully compliant with the Affirmative Action regulations. And, it automatically performs the adverse impact analysis needed for your AAP and for submission during a compliance audit.

Bashen Corporation (http://www.bashencorp.com)
Since 1994, Bashen Corporation has provided End-to-End EEO Compliance Administration services and products.Bashen's services include HR Consulting, EEO Investigations,Affirmative Action Plans and its patented web-based compliance sotware product, Linkline.

Benchmark Outsourcing Group Affirmative Action Plans (http://benchmarkoutsourcing.com/affirmative-action-plans-aap-laws)
With Benchmark, you can expect an affordable Affirmative Action plan (AAP) that meets all OFCCP audit and compliance requirements for Government Contractors. Our Affirmative Action plans have passed the scrutiny of OFCCP audits consistently through the years and as seasoned Affirmative Action and HR Consultants, we provide professional support for all of your Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and Human Resource needs.

Berkshire Associates (http://www.berkshireassociates.com)
HR Consulting firm specializing in affirmative action and compensation

Biddle Consulting Group (http://www.biddle.com/)
A human resource consulting services in the areas of equal employment opportunity, test development and validation, pay reviews, affirmative action plans and police testing.

C. Alexander & Associates, Inc.- Easy AAP Software (http://EasyAAPSoftware.com)
C. Alexander & Associates, Inc's Easy AAP Software provides ALL required OFCCP reports that are easy to create and understand. Free unlimited support and no maintanence fees. You don't need an affirmative action background to produce easy to read reports.

CC Consulting, LLC (http://www.ccconsultingllc.com/affirmative-action-plans/)
We provide quality, legally sound, affirmative action programs. Our work successfully passes audits and takes work off your shoulders.

Charles R. Mann Associates, Inc. (http://MannAssociates.com)
Affirmative Action Plans using sophisticated statistical procedures for underutilization, adverse impact and compensation analyses. Compete AAPS or quantitative portions. OFCCP Audit support and response. Fast efficient services. EEO litigation support and expert witness services. Established 1977.

Disparate Impact Analysis (Javascript App) (http://www.hr-software.net/EmploymentStatistics/DisparateImpact.htm)
On-Line EEO Statistical Analysis Software via the Internet. A FREE JavaScript application computes Adverse Impact, Chi-Square, 2 Standard Deviation tests, Confidence Intervals, and Probability Distributions.

EEO-MadeSimple Consulting - Affirmative Action Plans (http://www.eeomadesimple.com)
We offer affordable consulting services to help you complete your affirmative action plan.

Employment Statistics Homepage (http://www.hr-software.net/EmploymentStatistics/)
Disparate impact analysis.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Career Center (http://www.hsf.net/cCenter.aspx)
The HSF Career Center is a resource for diversity-minded employers. The largest and most respected educational organization in the nation's Hispanic community, HSF awards college scholarships to the country's top Latino students. The Career Center seeks to connect HSF alumni-- high-achieving Hispanics ranging from recent graduates to seasoned professionals-- with diversity-minded employers.

HudsonMann - Affirmative Action Plans (http://www.hudsonmann.com)
HudsonMann provides affirmative action outsourcing, audit support and training to the HR community. Let HudsonMann put our expertise to work for you and give your HR team the peace of mind that your affirmative action plans are complete and in full compliance at all times. Using our turnkey approach to outsourcing we see ourselves as an extension of your HR department available at all times to support all of your affirmative action needs.

JSA: Affirmative Action Consultants (http://www.jsaconsultinginc.com)
JSA Consulting, Inc., Affirmative Action Consultants since 1983. Specialists in Plan Development and Implementation, Audit support and management and EEO training for management.

Management Advantage, Inc., The (http://www.management-advantage.com)
Affirmative Action Plan development, review, and audit support. AAP books and software. HR Web Store has scores of references and other resources.

The Multicultural Advantage Diversity Staffing Center (http://www.multiculturaladvantage.com/diversity-work.asp)
A resource for human resource professionals working with diversity staffing issues. Topics covered include: internet recruitment, advertising, glass ceiling, retention, recruitment, diversity, succession planning, affirmative action, bias in the workplace, and diversity. Included are a quarterly newsletter, articles, studies, reports, a conference calendar, and links to over 300 diversity staffing resources including associations, publications, government resources, awards,and programs.

OFCCP Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp)
The purpose of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is to enforce, for the benefit of job seekers and wage earners, the contractual promise of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity required of those who do business with the Federal government.

OutSolve - Affirmative Action Plans | EEOC & OFCCP Compliance | OutSolve HR (http://www.outsolve-hr.com)
OutSolve specializes in affirmative action plan preparation and other related Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance issues.

Pinnacle Affirmative Action Services (http://www.pinnacle-aap.com)
The business of Pinnacle Affirmative Action Services, LLC is to provide our clients with technically accurate, cost effective solutions to all their affirmative action planning needs. From obtaining and enhancing our clients' employee data, through the development of their AAPs and related training, to the customer support for implementation or during compliance reviews - Pinnacle will be your partner throughout the AAP process.

SpeedEEO - Fast Self-Paced Online Affirmative Action Plan Preparation. (http://www.speedeeo.com)
SpeedEEO is a fast, easy, self-paced online application for preparing compliant Affirmative Action Plans. Try without risk, only pay when you are ready to print your reports.

Thomas Houston Associates - Affirmative Action Consulting (http://thomashouston.com)
Leaders in Affirmative Action Consulting

Utilization Analysis (Javascript App) (http://www.hr-software.net/EmploymentStatistics/UtilizationAnalysis.htm)
On-Line AAP Utilization Analysis Software via the Internet. A FREE JavaScript application computes Under-utilization using the Any Difference Rule, 80% Rule, and 2 Standard Deviation Rule.

Workplace Dynamics LLC (http://workplace-dynamics.com)
A woman-owned consulting firm, founded in 1990, providing business oriented HR compliance solutions in the areas of Affirmative Action, EEO, FLSA, and general HR compliance.

On-Line Policies

Affirmative Action Policies (http://www.hr-guide.com/cgi-local/search.cgi?q=affirmative+action&Action=Search&p=014A)
Links to on-line AA/EEO policies from HR-Guide's links to on-line policy documents.

Government Agencies

BLS (http://www.bls.gov)
Bureau of Labor Statistics

DOL (http://www.dol.gov)
Department of Labor

EEOC (http://www.eeoc.gov)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

OFCCP (http://www.dol.gov/esa/ofccp/)
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

U.S. Census Bureau (http://www.census.gov)


Sources for EEO Data and Statistics

EEO Special Census File (http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/eeoindex/eeoindex.html)


Courts

Federal Circuit Courts (http://usgovinfo.about.com/blcircuit_courts.htm)


Regulations and Executive Orders

Civil Rights Act of 1964 (http://usinfo.state.gov/infousa/government/branches/cr_1964.html)


Executive Order 11246 (http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/ofccp/ca_11246.htm)


Executive Order 11246 Fact Sheet (http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/ofccp/aa.htm)


The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/cra91.html)


The Glass Ceiling Commission (http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/glassceiling/)


Important Cases

University of California Regents v. Bakke (http://www.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=438&invol=265)
"Reverse discrimination" (1978)

Steelworkers v. Weber (http://www.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=443&invol=193)
Affirmative action in employment (1979)

Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co. (http://www.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=488&invol=469)
Issues regarding Government Contracting 'set asides'.

Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Peña (http://www.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=000&invol=U10252)
Changing standards for affirmative action (1995)