Tuesday, February 14, 2012

OFCCP Extends Comment Period for Rule On Employment of People With Disabilities

Bureau of National Affairs
Monday, February 13, 2012

OFCCP Proposed Rule Under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

Key Development: OFCCP extends by 14 days the public comment period for a proposed rule that would, among other things, set a 7 percent national utilization goal for hiring individuals with disabilities in each job group within a federal contractor's workforce.

Next Step: Comments are now due Feb. 21.

By Jay-Anne B. Casuga

The Labor Department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has extended to Feb. 21 the comment period for a proposal that would revise regulations pertaining to federal contractors' nondiscrimination and affirmative action obligations for individuals with disabilities, DOL announced Feb. 7.

Full Story: http://www.bna.com/ofccp-extends-comment-n12884907860/

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