On April 18, 2012, the subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions of the Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing on the potential impact of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ regulatory and enforcement actions. The areas covered included the proposed Section 503 (disability), Section 4212 (protected veterans) and Compensation data elements of the proposed revised scheduling letter and proposed Compensation rule among other things. Proponents of the regulatory efforts pointed to the unemployment rates for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and the pay gap between men and women as the reasons for their support of the OFCCP initiatives. Opponents of the proposals, in their current form, supported the general, overall objectives of improving employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and protected vetera