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New Regulations effective March 24, 2014
On September 24, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) publised Final Rules in the Federal Register that make changes to the regulations implementing the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended (VEVRAA) at 41 CFR Part 60-300 and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 503) at 41 CFR Part 30-741.
The City of Portland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to affirmative action and diversity programs. The City is committed to take affirmation action in recruiting, employing, training, retaining and advancing in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities (IWDs) at all levels of employment.
Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)
Individuals with Disabilities (IWDs)
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act
|The City of Portland is subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act (VEVRAA) as amended. VEVRAA prohibits the City from discriminating in employment against qualified protected veterans. The new rule strengthens the affirmative action provisions of the regulations to aid employers in their efforts to recruit and hire qualified protected veterans and improve job opportunities for these individuals.||Section 503 prohibits discrimination in employment against qualified individuals with disabilities (IWDs) and requires employers to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain qualified IWDs. The new rule strengthens the affirmative action provisions of the regulations to aid employers in their efforts to recruit and hire qualified IWDs and improve job opportunities for these individuals.|
|Form for Voluntary Self-Identify Protected Veterans Information
City employees are invited to use this form to voluntarily self-identify protected veteran status as well as their gender, race and ethnicity information.
|PDF Form for Voluntary Self-Identify Disability Information
This is an OFCCP CC-305 Form for Voluntary Self-identification of Individuals with Disability. This form is an OMB-approved form and, as such, its content cannot be altered or changed. There form is also available online for City employees who wish to submit the information electronically.
|Veterans' Preference Information||OFCCP FAQs for New Section 503 Regulations|