Diversity and Affirmative Action in Iowa, October 5, 2009

(2009) Diversity and Affirmative Action in Iowa, October 5, 2009. Administrative Services

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Abstract

This report documents the progress of the executive branch of Iowa state government in the areas of diversity and affirmative action in employment. While the State has had an affirmative action program since 1986, the focus is shifting toward a more comprehensive view of diversity in order to create a richer and more welcoming workplace. To that end, Governor Chester J. Culver initiated Executive Order Four (EO4) in October of 2007. The goal of EO4 is to achieve and maintain a diverse workforce in state government. In FY 2009, EO4 remained an important driving force for diversity related issues. New this year, each department‘s diversity and affirmative action information contained in this report was also required for the State‘s workforce planning process. Because of the change in the reporting process, some departments submitted full workforce plans and others submitted the required excerpts from the workforce planning template for diversity and affirmative action. We expect full workforce plans from all departments in FY 2010.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Affirmative Action, Executive Order Four, Diversity
Subjects: Business and industry > Employment
Business and industry > Employment > Labor laws > Equal employment opportunity
Business and industry > Employment > Labor laws > Affirmative action
ID Code: 8633
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2009 13:47
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2009 13:47
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/8633

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