Minority Employment

In a time of labor shortages, it is in the interest of both employers and words to facilitate the full employment of all residents who wish to work.
ProgramDevelop and distribute a set of "best practices" related to minority recruitment, training, and retention specific to occupation and industry.
Customers
Responsible Parties All area employers (public, private, non-profit).
Measures of Effectiveness Awareness of "best practices" among area employers; ultimately, labor participation and retention rates and wage rates for minorities identified by race, ethnicity, ability/disability and native language
Specific Strategies

Develop workplace mentoring programs for minority employees

Provide training in English for Speakers of Other Languages, with in the workplace or at other locations

Through Rochester Community Education and other public and private organizations such as the Private Industry Council (Workforce Center), provide assistance to under-employed persons to achieve employment consistent with education and experience.

Assist in the formation of job networking groups among minority populations

Make greater use of minority-based employment agencies

21st Century Diversity Strategic Plan for Diversity

21stCentury

Manual Navigation

21st Century Partnership - Community Strategic Plan for Diversity (Under Re-construction).

Back in May 1999 Olmsted County led the formation of a 21st Century Partnership to research and propose what it would take for Olmsted County to be a leader in the 21st Century. This document attempts to bring back some of that information for re-use.

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Manual Navigation

21st Century Partnership - Community Strategic Plan for Diversity (Under Re-construction).

Back in May 1999 Olmsted County led the formation of a 21st Century Partnership to research and propose what it would take for Olmsted County to be a leader in the 21st Century. This document attempts to bring back some of that information for re-use.

All content on a single page