EEO - Affirmative Action: Kansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Jason Janoski and Alan L. Rupe, Kutak Rock LLP
- Kansas regulations provide for creation of an affirmative action file where it appears necessary to the Kansas Human Rights Commission that affirmative action is needed to eliminate the effects of past discrimination. See Affirmative Action File.
- When the Commission requires an affirmative action file, the employer must maintain a file with the applications of all specified minorities and must consider these applications first for open positions. See Affirmative Action File.
- The State of Kansas has an Affirmative Action Plan for Equal Employment Opportunity mandated by Kansas. The Plan applies to government employees. See Public Employers.
- State agencies and departments are responsible for creating individual affirmative action plans that comply with the Kansas Department of Administration's requirements. See Public Employers.