(20 ILCS 30/20)
State agency affirmative action and equal employment opportunity goals.
(a) Each State agency shall implement strategies and programs in accordance with the African American Employment Plan to increase the number of African Americans employed by that State agency and the number of African Americans employed by that State agency at supervisory, technical, professional, and managerial levels.
(b) Each State agency shall report annually to the Department and the Department of Human Rights, in a format prescribed by the Department, all of the agency's activities in implementing the African American Employment Plan. Each agency's annual report shall include reports or information related to the agency's African American employment strategies and programs that the agency has received from the Department, the Department of Human Rights, or the Auditor General, pursuant to their periodic review responsibilities; findings made by the Governor in his or her report to the General Assembly; assessments of service needs based upon the agency's service populations; information on the agency's studies and monitoring success concerning the number of African Americans employed by the agency at the supervisory, technical, professional, and managerial levels and any increases in those categories from the prior year; and information concerning the agency's African American employment budget allocations.
(c) The Department shall assist State agencies required to establish preparation and promotion training programs under subsection (H) of Section 7-105 of the Illinois Human Rights Act for failure to meet their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity goals. The Department shall survey State agencies to identify effective existing training programs and shall serve as a resource to other State agencies. The Department shall assist agencies in the development and modification of training programs to enable them to meet their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity goals and shall provide information regarding other existing training and educational resources, such as the Upward Mobility Program, the Illinois Institute for Training and Development, the Central Management Services Training Center, Executive Recruitment Internships, and Graduate Public Service Internships.
(Source: P.A. 96-1341, eff. 7-27-10.)