OFCCP Section 503 Focused Reviews Are Coming – How to Prepare Now

Date:    February 20, 2019

Time:   2:00 p.m. EST

OFCCP recently announced it would conduct focused reviews of federal contractors’ Section 503 compliance during its Fiscal Year 2019 scheduling cycle. The agency also checks Section 503 compliance in every current compliance review. Register for this webinar and hear from the experts how to prepare for the OFCCP’s new approach to evaluating Section 503 requirements. 

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About the Webinar

In the first webinar of the series, Berkshire compliance experts will help contractors prepare for this new type of compliance review. The webinar series will start on February 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., with a one-hour overview. In the first session, Lynn Clements, a former OFCCP and EEOC official who now serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates, will explain how contractors will be selected for a focused review and what contractors can expect if selected for a focused review. The first webinar will review the Section 503 compliance items that are checked by OFCCP during all compliance reviews and provide practical tips on how contractors can prepare for a focused review of their Section 503 practices.

Subsequent ½ hour sessions in the webinar series will take a deeper dive into the following Section 503 compliance topics:

  • Requesting Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Status and Conducting the Employee Survey - February 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Conducting a Mental and Physical Job Qualifications Review - March 6, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST                                      
  • Creating and Documenting the Required Audit and Reporting Process - March 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Auditing your Reasonable Accommodation Process and Providing Reasonable Accommodation Information to OFCCP -  March 20, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Evaluating Personnel Processes, Including Online Systems - March 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • How to Effectively Develop and Evaluate Outreach Towards Individuals with a Disability - April 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
  • Using balanceAAP to Prepare for a Section 503 Audit - April 10, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

To registers for subsquent webinars in the series, click here.

About Lynn Clements
Lynn Clements, Esq. is Director of Regulatory Affairs at Berkshire Associates Inc. where she oversees all Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance audits on behalf of Berkshire clients and serves as a strategic advisor regarding statutory, regulatory, and legal developments in the areas of EEO and affirmative action. A former official at EEOC and OFCCP, Lynn is a frequent speaker and has testified before Congress on AA/EEO and equal pay issues.