EEO - Affirmative Action: Washington
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Valarie S. Zeeck, Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
- Washington employers must comply with federal affirmative action requirements, but Washington law prohibits preferential treatment on the basis of otherwise protected classifications, with limited exceptions. See Interaction of Washington Law with Federal Affirmative Action Law.
- Apprenticeship programs in Washington should comply with federal affirmatifve action requirements as well as the Washington Law Agasinst Discrimiantion. See Statutory Apprenticeship Program.