Functional Affirmative Action Programs

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Federal supply and service contractors may develop affirmative action programs (AAPs) that are based on a business function or business unit rather than AAPs based on contractor establishments. Functional AAPs allow a contractor to examine whether its personnel practices and affirmative action efforts are sufficient to ensure equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees of a functional or business unit, rather than a particular establishment. Additional information on the process to obtain approval to create a function or unit based AAP, click here.