EEO Participation Goals

EEO Participation Goals are Based on Geographic Area in the State

Equal employment opportunity goals are expressed in percentages of the total hours of employment and training of women and minorities used on the project.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is the goal of anti-discrimination employment laws that guarantee employees and job candidates the equal benefits of employment as well as a discrimination-free workplace. EEO laws prohibit specific types of employment discrimination in workplaces.

Hennepin and Ramsey Counties

Includes Hennepin and Ramsey counties and cities within those counties

  • Minority goal: 32%
  • Female goal: 6%

Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Scott and Washington Counties

  • Minority goal: 22%
  • Female goal 6%

Central Minnesota

Counties: Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Pine, Renville, Sherburne, Stearns, Wright

  • Minority goal: 3%
  • Female goal 6%

Southwest Minnesota

Counties: Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock, Sibley, Swift, Waseca, Watonwan, Yellow Medicine

  • Minority goal: 4%
  • Female goal: 6%

Southeast Minnesota

Counties: Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, Winona

  • Minority goal: 4%
  • Female goal: 6%

Northeast Minnesota

Counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Saint Louis

  • Minority goal: 5%
  • Female goal: 6%

Northwest Minnesota

Counties: Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clay, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kittson, Mahnomen, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Morrison, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Roseau, Stevens, Todd, Traverse, Wadena, Wilkin

  • Minority goal: 6%
  • Female goal: 6%

EEO Goals Map

hiring goals map

Updated 2012 Goals

FAQ about 2012 updated hiring goals for women and minorities.

Goals are expressed in percentages of the total hours of employment and training of women and minorities used on the project.

EEO participation goals by area (map)