Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs amended Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Federal contractors and subcontractors are now required to take measurable action toward employing individuals with disabilities. Some employers who hold federal contracts may find it difficult to navigate through the details of the legislation and understand how the requirements affect them.
How will this toolkit help my organization?
The toolkit is a free, comprehensive, and easy-to-understand guide to the compliance requirements of Section 503. While it is geared toward employers who are considered to be federal contractors under the legislation, the ProfitABILITY toolkit can serve as a resource for any organization – large or small – to implement best practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing workers with disabilities. You’ll be armed with the leading resources and tools to help increase your profits while meeting legal obligations, including practices to help you reach the over $1 trillion disabilities community market share.
With the ProfitABILITY Toolkit, you can:
• Access the leading tools and practices to reduce turnover and build a talent pipeline.
• Save time and money spent on regulatory training, with in-depth information in an easy-to-read format.
• Quickly provide accurate information at all levels of your company, from executives to hiring managers.
• Get reliable labor strategies from industry leaders and government experts.
Who is Goodwill?
Serving the Greater Pittsburgh region for nearly a century, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania provides employment, training, and workforce development opportunities to thousands of individuals each year. As the region’s premier disability and employment services organization, we work closely with employers to create a thriving and inclusive regional workforce. You can count on our expertise to help you navigate the vast sea of information regarding Section 503 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is excited to provide the ProfitABILITY toolkit to employers.
(Please note: Information collected will not be shared and will only be used to contact you with updates to the toolkit.)
Adrienne Tolentino, Accessibility & Assistive Technology Specialist