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Kristen Pryor, M.S.

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¿COMO SE DICE: DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION FORM?

March 04, 2014

We have written about the positive changes made to improve the final OFCCP mandated disability self-identification form. The form is now available on the OFCCP website. The next logical question is will the OFCCP provide the form in additional...

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4 MONTHS LATER... SO WHAT EXACTLY IS A HIRING BENCHMARK?

February 11, 2014
A little over four months ago, we asked the question, “ Exactly what is a hiring benchmark”? In that blog, we reviewed the VEVRAA regulatory language, the preamble to the regulation, and the OFCCP FAQ explaining the difference between the benchmark...
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NEW OFCCP REGULATIONS GOING LIVE: ARE YOU READY?

February 11, 2014

As previously featured on this blog, the Department of Labor’s OFCCP published the revised Section 503 and VEVRAA regulations on September 24, 2013. The effective date for all contractors to comply with subparts A, B, D, and E is 180 days from the...

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The New and Improved Disability Self-Identification Form

January 29, 2014
Last week, we announced that the disability self-identification form had been approved by OMB, but was not yet available on the OFCCP website. This week, the form is up on the OFCCP website.

Now that everyone has had a chance to get a look at the...

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THE LONG-AWAITED DISABILITY SELF-IDENTIFICATION FORM IS HERE!!

January 23, 2014

Contractors have been eagerly waiting for the final disability self-identification form, and now the wait is over! The form was approved by OMB yesterday, and is located here. As of this writing, the form does not yet appear on the OFCCP website.

As...

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HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON RECENT OFCCP ACTIONS

December 05, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing on December 4, 2013 entitled "Examining Recent Actions by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs." The hearing was organized by the Subcommittee...

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INTERESTING TIMING FOR FORTHCOMING INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (IOP) ARTICLE

December 05, 2013

In an article to be published in an upcoming Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, authors Santuzzi, Waltz, Rupp, and Finkelstein focus on difficulties faced by employees with invisible disabilities in the...

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EXACTLY WHAT IS A HIRING BENCHMARK?

September 24, 2013

(And explain it to me, like I’m a 6th grader…in my best Denzel Washington voice, which is not very good)

The final VEVRAA rule will require federal contractors to establish a “hiring benchmark,” which OFCCP repeatedly and clearly states is NOT a...

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CALLED TO DEFEND FINAL RULES TO HOUSE COMMITTEE

September 24, 2013

The Committee on Education and the Workforce in the US House of Representatives sent a letter dated September 19, 2013 to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez. This letter begins by stating that the Committee has conducted oversight on these proposed...

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