Good faith isn’t cutting it.
Any company that does business with the federal government (this includes contractors and subcontractors) must take affirmative action in employment and prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability or status as a protected veteran. A “good faith” effort must be made to recruit, hire, promote, and fairly compensate people with disabilities, including many of our honored veterans who are returning from battle with service-related disabilities. This summer, OFCCP plans to take some affirmative action of its own. As a result of public input, OFCCP will propose new rules that will provide a clear definition of what good faith means, not only for the benefit of workers, but also for employers who just want clarity on how to comply with the law. Stay tuned for more information.
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