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Section 503 Communication Question

Martha S. - April 22, 2019
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I believe the 5 year period is almost up with regard to asking our current employees to complete the post hire Voluntary Self ID of disability form and the VEVRAA Invitation to self ID for protected vets form. And as I understand it, our company needs to invite all current active employees to complete this paperwork again – for the Section 503 that the OFCCP is looking at very closely now with their audits.

My question is: How does this request get communicated? Should it come from our President or owner explaining why the OFCCP looks at this? And is the reason this gets audited is because the government wants to make sure we, as a government contractor, are hiring enough people with disabilities and protected veterans?

Do we also need to have something about Section 503 in our employee handbook?

Thank you!

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