The Arizona Civil Rights Act prohibits employment practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. The Act covers employers with 15 or more employees. It has no specific provision that requires private employers to make affirmative action plans (AAPs) (AZ Rev. Stat. Sec. 41-1463et seq.).
State agencies. The Governor's Office of Equal Opportunity promotes diversity in state employment, state boards and commissions, and state purchasing. There are no formal affirmative action requirements.