New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 19 - OTHER AGENCIES
NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Chapter 39 - EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION RULES
Subchapter 2 - REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE
Section 19:39-2.3 - Compliance with affirmative action employment goals for minority and women workers by goods and services contractors

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 19:39-2.3

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) The requirements of this section shall not apply to any goods and services contractor performing under an existing Federally approved or sanctioned affirmative action program, which is exempted from the affirmative action plan requirements under 17:27-4.3(a).

(b) A goods and services contractor will be considered to be in compliance with this chapter only if the contractor has acted in good faith to employ minority and women workers in each of the equal employment occupational categories in which the contractor has employees, in accordance with the applicable county employment goals, as established by the Division in accordance with N.J.A.C. 17:27-5.2, as updated from time to time by the Division, and posted on the State website at www.nj.gov/treasury/contract_compliance/documents/pdf/guidelines/procurement_targets.pdf.

(c) In its determination of whether a goods and services contractor has acted in good faith, the SDA shall consider whether the contractor:

1. Has knowledge of and has considered the general availability of minorities and women having requisite skills in the immediate labor area;

2. Has knowledge of and has considered the percentage of minorities and women in the total workforce in the immediate labor area;

3. When the opportunity has presented itself, has considered promoting minority and women employees within its organization;

4. Attempted to hire minorities and women based upon the anticipated expansion, contraction and turnover of its workforce;

5. Has the ability to consider undertaking training as a means of making all job classifications available to minorities and women and whether it has done so;

6. Has utilized the available recruitment resources to attract minorities and women with requisite skills, including, but not limited to, training institutions, job placement services, referral agencies, newspapers, trade papers, faith-based organizations, and community-based organizations; and

7. Has documented its attempts to attain the applicable county employment goals.

Amended by 47 N.J.R. 1651(c), effective 7/6/2015

Amended by 54 N.J.R. 2401(a), effective 12/19/2022

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