Section 503 Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Regulations for Disabled Individuals

Following the tone of the preceding days, the 2018 ILG National Conference closed Friday morning with a friendly conversation between Acting Director Craig Leen and NILG Chair Paul McGovern.  The two discussed several of the themes and OFCCP initiatives addressed during the conference:

As we shared with you on Tuesday, Vice President Biden announced that the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has released its long-anticipated final regulations under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (“Section 503”).

Section 503 prohibits covered Federal contractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with