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Why Contractors Should Pay Attention to Diversity and Inclusion

Mar 16, 2012

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On March 18, federal agencies must provide the Office of Personnel Management their diversity and inclusion strategic plans. The requirement stems from an executive order signed by President Obama on Aug. 18, 2011 called, “Establishing a Coordinated Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce.”

The executive order requires OPM, the Office of Management and Budget, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and the President’s Management Council to lead a government-wide initiative focused on dramatically changing how the federal government recruits, hires, trains, retains and promotes its workforce.

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