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OFCCP Offers Section 503 Technical Assistance and Extends Deadline for Disability Inclusion Recognition Program

As the Agency is ramping up its enforcement efforts on behalf of individuals with disabilities, OFCCP is offering another form of technical assistance to contractors.  On September 11, 2019 OFCCP will be hosting a Section 503 Focused Review webinar during with the agency will touch upon:

  • the scheduling process,
  • the focused review process,
  • common problem areas, and
  • best practices.

OFCCP will also open the up the event to questions.  Don’t worry, if you are unable to make it on September 11, OFCCP has said it will make a recording of the webinar available for review on the Section 503 Focused Review Landing Page.

In addition to providing technical assistance, OFCCP is also wanting to recognize contractors with “best practices” for Excellence in Disability Inclusion.  In an effort to allow more contractors to apply for the award, OFCCP has extended the application date to be considered for the Agency’s Excellence in Disability Inclusion Award to November 1, 2019.  In the Agency’s words

[t]ake advantage of this unique opportunity to have your business recognized for its commitment to supporting Americans with disabilities.

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About this Author

Laura Mitchell, Jackson Lewis, Management Representation lawyer, Contractual Drafting Attorney

Laura A. Mitchell is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in all areas of employment law, focusing on affirmative action and government contractor compliance.

Ms. Mitchell is a Principal in the firm’s Affirmative Action and OFCCP Defense practice group, representing government and non-government contractors in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) matters, preparing for and defending OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming...