OFCCP Focuses on Veterans and Persons with Disabilities

During the last two years, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has given extensive attention to issues concerning veterans and persons with disabilities. This was a major change for the agency, as OFCCP had spent the prior ten or fifteen years focusing on issues concerning minorities and women. During recent affirmative action compliance reviews, OFCCP has routinely asked for the following information:

  • • A list of recruitment sources used to find veterans and persons with disabilities
  • • Documentation of specific outreach efforts made to find veterans and persons with disabilities
  • • A list of employees in the workforce who fall into one of the four classes of veterans protected under OFCCP’s regulations – disabled veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal veterans, re