EEO - Affirmative Action: Minnesota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Abigail Crouse, Gray Plant Mooty
- Although Minnesota has no affirmative action requirements for private employers, the Minnesota Human Rights Act requires certain state government contractors to have affirmative action plans. See Required Affirmative Action Plans.
- Minnesota state affirmative action plans must be updated internally on an annual basis and submitted to the Commissioner of Human Rights for approval every two years. See Approval of Plans
- Certain municipalities, including Minneapolis and St. Paul, also have affirmative action requirements that are triggered by city contracts. See Affirmative Action in Public Employment