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Ensure County Workforce Reflects the People it Serves

As measured by the county government workforce diversity index

Why Is This Important?
Metric Definition

The workforce diversity index is calculated as the ratio between minority representation in the county government workforce and minority representation in the Oakland County adult population (ages 20-64). 

Data sources: Oakland County Human Resource Department; U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates Program (PEP)

The workforce diversity index has hovered around 50% from 2016 to 2019, signifying a lower minority representation in the county's government workforce compared to the broader Oakland County adult population.
Current Status

Efforts are underway to improve county hiring practices to ensure more open and equitable processes are followed for all open positions.

Learn More

For more information, visit Oakland County Human Resources

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