Re-Surveying Your Workforce

Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act requires federal contractors and subcontractors to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain individuals with a disability (IWD). The regulations also require that contractors invite their employees to self-identify as having a disability every five years, using the prescribed language. Because these new regulations were put into [...]

By | January 30th, 2019|Categories: MALY News Report, News & Events|Tags: , , |

Boosting Disability Self-Identification Response Rates

Now that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) monitors the percentage of employees with disabilities in federal contractor work forces, convincing employees to self-identify disabilities is becoming increasingly important.  The Office of Disability Employment Programs (ODEP) recently supported funding for a report titled, Do Ask, Do Tell – Encouraging Employees with Disabilities to [...]