OFCCP seeks input from public on updating disability regulations

OFCCP issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to invite the public to comment on how they can strengthen the affirmative action requirements for people with disabilities under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

OFCCP seeks comment on the following areas:

  • What employment practices have been effective in recruiting, hiring, advancing and retaining qualified individuals with disabilities.
  • What data are available that could be used to establish hiring goals and conduct utilization analyses of individuals with disabilities.
  • How linkage agreements between federal contractors and organizations that focus on the employment of qualified individuals with disabilities can be strengthened to increase effectiveness.

Comments must be submitted by September 21, 2010 at the Federal eRulemaking Portal, use RIN number 1250-AA02.  For additional information, OFCCP has created FAQs on the ANPRM process.