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Can service disability override a no answer to disability question?

Anonymous - Sep 01, 2015
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We are subject to OFCCP regulations VEVRAA and Section 503. When an employee is a veteran and has responded that they have a service disability to support VAVRAA, yet also answer “no” to the general disability question under Section 503, management wants to use that service disability response to count as a “yes” for a disability under Section 503, even though the employee said no. My gut reaction is ‘no, you can’t override their NO response for Section 503’ even though that might make sense from a practical perspective, but I don’t have any reference/citation for that.

What is the right answer according to the law?

Thank you.

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