by Robert Newland
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is proposing to revise the regulations implementing the non-discrimination and affirmative action regulations of section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
The proposed regulations would:
- Strengthen the affirmative action provisions, detailing specific actions a contractor must take to satisfy its obligations
- Increase the contractor’s data collection obligations
- Establish a utilization goal for individuals with disabilities to assist in measuring the effectiveness of the contractor’s affirmative action efforts
- Revise the non-discrimination provisions to implement changes necessitated by the passage of the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008
Affirmative Action Services will provide more comments in the near future.