Develop an Affirmative Action Plan

Guide to Developing an Affirmative Action Plan

You can download the Microsoft Word document below to prepare the narrative sections of your affirmative action plan. The document also explains what charts are required as a part of your plan. The charts are available in Microsoft Excel, with formulas that will perform the required calculations, and as Word files to be filled in manually.

Download How-To Develop an Affirmative Action Plan, available in Word 2010 (.docx) and 2007 (.doc) versions:

You may not need to complete all of the charts below. Please review the instructions in the above 'How To' document to determine which charts you need before downloading charts.

2010 Census Data Available

Data sets from the 2010 census are now available for use in affirmative action plans. Access this data at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development web site (for packets designed for Minnesota employers) or at the U.S. Census Bureau web site (for all available data). All affirmative action plans must use data from the 2010 census. If you need assistance using the new data, please call 651.539.1100 and ask for Compliance, or email us at compliance.MDHR@state.mn.us

Worksheets in Excel Format

If you are unable to download or open any of these documents, please contact the Contract Compliance Unit at 651.539.1100 or 1.800.657.3704 and ask for Compliance. You may also email us at compliance.MDHR@state.mn.us.