As we previously reported, OFCCP’s updated Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form (CC-305) was approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in April 2023. Form CC-305 was updated to include “the preferred language for disabilities and… additional examples of disabilities.” Federal contractors and subcontractors (“Contractors”) must begin using
On January 22, 2014, after several months of review, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) finally approved the voluntary self-identification form required by the Section 503 Final Rule that becomes effective on March 24, 2014.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (“OFCCP”) designed the self-identification form to alleviate contractor concerns that collecting disability data would run afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act and to assure employees and applicants that the self-identification requests are routine and consistent with OFCCP reporting obligations. As a result, under the OFCCP Section 503 Final Rule, federal contractors must provide employees and applicants for employment with unaltered copies of the OMB-approved form. Forms may be distributed electronically or in hard copy.
On September 19, 2013, two members of the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce Committee sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez seeking additional information regarding the regulations recently adopted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) regarding individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. As…