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Many are confused about this topic and I highly recommend this webinar from the USBLN presented by attorney Bobby Silverstein.

What Federal Contractors need to know about OFCCP’s Proposed Section 503 Regulation
Learn how to prepare and ask questions of the nation’s leading disability law expert
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
2:00 – 3:30 pm EST
Participant Fee: $45.00
WEBINAR REGISTRATION: https://www.123signup.com/event?id=chmgx
(Registration Deadline: January 19 by 5:00 pm EST)


  • Do you know that on December 9, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to strengthen the current affirmative action employment requirements for people with disabilities?
  • Do you know that the comment period closes on February 7, 2012 and the final regulations are expected by the end of the year?
  • Would you like to learn from the leading disability policy expert about the “what” and “why” major changes were proposed by OFCCP?


  • What are the implications of the new proposed policy requiring contractors to invite a job applicant to voluntarily self-identify as a person with a disability?
  • How will you develop a plan to meet the 7% hiring goal?
  • How will you document your outreach and recruitment efforts
  • How will you manage the data collection?
  • What is involved in the Annual Survey?
  • How will this impact your accommodation policies and processes?
  • What new information do you need to include in your employee training?


  • Bobby Silverstein is an attorney with over 35 years experience working in the field of disability policy. Currently, Bobby is a principal in the law firm of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC.
  • Bobby is the also the former staff director and chief counsel for the Subcommittee on Disability Policy of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources where he was the behind-the-scenes architect of more than 20 bills enacted into law, including the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Bobby is a leading legal and policy expert on Section 503 and has conducted extensive research focused on identifying “best practices” for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing in employment qualified persons with disabilities.

Contact Maggie Roffee, Senior Corporate Relations Manager, USBLN at maggieroffee@msn.com.