What a difference a year makes! This time last year, there was some concern and anxiety in the contractor community about the impact of proposed new Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations. Although there are still concerns out there, we noticed a positive change in the air about the regulations at this year’s National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) annual conference. Yes there are still some issues to work through and we acknowledge that at OFCCP. Yet at the same time, we witnessed many great ideas emerge at the NILG conference.

There was quite a bit of buzz around “making the business case” and “best practices” to meet the spirit of the new regulations and foster inclusive workforces that are welcoming to people with disabilities. This was