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EEO - Affirmative Action: Kentucky

EEO - Affirmative Action requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Emily N. Litzinger, Fisher Phillips


  • In addition to the protections provided by federal law, Kentucky requires that certain government contractors implement and maintain an affirmative action plan to ensure equal employment opportunity. See Affirmative Action - Government Contractors.
  • Kentucky law also provides additional protection for honorably discharged veterans and their families. See Veterans.
  • Louisville has requirements pertaining to EEO - Affirmative Action. See Local Requirements.