EEO - Affirmative Action: Arkansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: E. B. Chiles, Cameron C. McCree and Amber Davis-Tanner, Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow PLLC
- Arkansas does not require affirmative action for private employers. See Affirmative Action for Arkansas Private Employers.
- Public employers in Arkansas are required to give a hiring preference to veterans and certain surviving spouses of veterans. See Affirmative Action for Arkansas Public Employers.
- State agencies and departments must secure promises from all contractors that the contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant. See Affirmative Action for Arkansas Public Employers.