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New Proposed Ordinance: Fair Hiring Practices *UPDATE*

By Michael McHugh, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance UPDATE The City of Minneapolis has cancelled a public meeting schedule to discuss the proposed Fair Hiring ordinance. The meetings, dated March 21st and March 28th at Minneapolis Public Library will no … Continue reading

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SUBP, MBE, WBE, MNUCP, DBE… Confused? Don’t be

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance There seems to be a little confusion about the City of Minneapolis Small and Underutilized Business Program (SUBP) and the use of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and the Women Business Enterprise (WBE) … Continue reading

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Good Faith Efforts? or Attention: Contractors

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance Since January 1, 2012 the City of Minneapolis has utilized firms certified by the Minnesota Unified Certification Program (MnUCP) to meet SUBP goals on its projects. The City of Minneapolis is no … Continue reading

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New Workforce Goals for Minneapolis Contract Compliance

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance Exciting and challenging changes are underway in the Contract Compliance Unit! Effective May 1, 2012 workforce participation goals for minority trades workers will be increasing from 11% skilled minority and 11% unskilled … Continue reading

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[UPDATE] One Minneapolis: A Call to Action!

Below are some of the organizations that will have representatives presenting at One Minneapolis: A Call to Action!: St. Paul Department of Human Rights • EEOC • Greater MSP Legal Aid • HUD • Minnesota Housing Finance University of Minnesota • … Continue reading

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New Contract Special Provisions Training

New Contract Special Provisions Training The goal of the training/information session is to provide contractors doing business with the City of Minneapolis comprehensive details about the NEW Small and Underutilized Business Program (SUBP) Contract Special Provisions. These provisions explain the … Continue reading

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From the Source: Contract Compliance Sorts Fact from Fiction

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance There has been a lot of discussion recently about the Contract Compliance Unit (CCU) in the City of Minneapolis. Some representatives of the “media” have written that we are not doing much … Continue reading

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