EEO - Affirmative Action: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: James Anelli, Robert Pettigrew, LeClairRyan
- Affirmative action is not required for private employers in New Jersey but all private employers are subject to the provisions of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. See Private Employers.
- State agencies are required to adopt and implement affirmative action programs. See Public Employers and State Contractors - Affirmative Action for State Agencies.
- New Jersey mandates affirmative action programs with respect to public works contracts. See Public Employers and State Contractors - Affirmative Action on Public Works Contracts.