management question

The Acme Bookbinding Company (ABC) employs over 500 employees. Although not a government contractor, it has established a voluntary AAP with the DOL because of previous concerns with non-diversity in its workforce. One hundred of the employees are classified as “printing press operators.” At the end of 2020, ABC’s demographic distribution in this job classification consisted of the following:

White Black Hispanic Asian Total
Female 10 5 2 0 17
10% 5% 2% 0% 17%
Male 70 8 3 2 83
70% 8% 3% 2% 83%
Total 80 13 5 2 100
80% 13% 5% 2% 100%

When openings occur, Acme recruits regionally for printing press operators. The latest availability data (fictitious) is presented below:

White Black Hispanic Asian Total
Female 15.0% 5.0% 2.0% 1.0% 23.0%
Male 47.0% 20.0% 8.0% 2.0% 77.0%
Total 62.0% 25.0% 10.0% 3.0% 100.0%

Based on turnover data for the past year and expected retirements (% of workforce aged 65 or older), ABC anticipates 8 position openings for these jobs next year.

  1. Are any groups underutilized according to the data? If yes, which group(s)? Show all calculations.
  2. What actions should ABC take regarding any groups identified as underutilized? Be specific!
  3. As ABC’s Employment Manager, if you desired to obtain actual availability data for the occupation of “printing press operator” by gender, race, and ethnicity, what sources would you consult to obtain the data? What factors would influence your search?
  4. Bonus Opportunity: Nationally, what is the current gender, racial, and ethnic representation of individuals employed as printing press operators?
  5. Cite all sources, you cal also create a table to support you answers
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