Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office of Police Conduct Review
(612) 673-5500

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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Affirmative Action Planning

An affirmative action plan ("AAP") is a combination of policies and procedures a company utilizes to prohibit discrimination and promote employment opportunities for women, minorities and disabled individuals.

Minneapolis Ordinance 139.50 requires every contractor entering into a contract with the City of Minneapolis in excess of $50,000 have an approved written affirmative action plan on file with the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights prior to working on a construction project.   

Other considerations are as follows:

Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook

These guidebooks are intended to help develop your affirmative action plan:

Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook (pdf)

Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook (doc)

This guidebook above is intended for companies with 21 or more full time permanent employees. This number does not include owners. 

Modified Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook (pdf)

Affirmative Action Plan Guidebook (doc)

This guidebook above is intended for companies with 20 or less full time permanent employees. This number does not include owners. 

 City of Minneapolis Affirmative Action Plan (pdf)

Last updated Feb. 7, 2014