individuals with disabilities

At a time when the Agency has begun embarking on Section 503 Focused Reviews, OFCCP continues work to prevent discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Last week, as national disability awareness month began, OFCCP quietly published a request to tweak its prescribed disability self-identification form.  The revisions seek to streamline the form and provide additional guidance

Federal agencies soon will be required to engage in affirmative outreach for individuals with disabilities. The final rule issued by EEOC on December 30, 2016, will require federal agencies to take steps to increase the number of its employees that are individuals with disabilities beginning in January 2018.

This is similar to the affirmative action

Happy New Year!

As we ring in 2017 and prepare for affirmative action and OFCCP compliance in a Trump administration, many contractors are wondering whether 2017 will bring an OFCCP audit their way.

Some may remember in years past around this time OFCCP would send out Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) providing advance notification

As part of its ongoing effort to provide employers with tools to educate and inform employees and non-employees about affirmative action obligations, OFCCP has released a new disability self-identification public service-like video entitled Disability Inclusion Starts With You. 

Coinciding with its recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Agency invites employers and community organizations 

Since introducing its new scheduling letter in late 2014, OFCCP has made many important changes to enforcement in audits.  From ramped up enforcement of the Agency’s VEVRAA and Section 503 regulations to new and very different ways to investigate pay systems for discrimination, the Agency has fundamentally changed how it conducts compliance reviews.  And it’s