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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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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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Disparity Study Brings Big Changes

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance As some of you may be aware, the Contract Compliance Unit (CCU) is implementing some exciting changes as a result of the 2010 Disparity Study [PDF]. The study concluded that there continues … Continue reading

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