Month: January 2014

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) – FAQs – Section 503 Final Rule

On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule that makes changes to the regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 CFR Part 60-741. You can view the Final Rule on the OFCCP Web site …

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Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act

In August 2013, the Department of Labor published new regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from engaging in employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, and requires various affirmative action practices in recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of …

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