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Federal government lacking expertise in AI and cybersecurity, GAO reports

In today’s Federal Newscast: CISA is taking new steps to make your email even safer. The Defense Department is looking to expand private in-home childcare….

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Biden’s DEIA strategy seeks to better understand federal employees’ challenges

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AbilityOne seeks to end minimum wage exception for disabled workers at nonprofit contractors

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AbilityOne program looks to end subminimum wage for federal contract workers with disabilities

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For federal accessibility managers, adding ‘A’ to new DEIA initiative is a welcome change

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Nonprofits employing workers with disabilities have different procurement rules from other companies

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Michael Murray: Big win in government disability hiring

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Disability hiring on the rise, OPM says

Four years after a push from the President, the federal government is hiring employees with disabilities at a rate that’s higher than it’s been in decades,…

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EEOC’s Jenny Yang aims to teach agencies the ABCs of hiring individuals with disabilities

Jenny Yang has been the EEOC’s new chairwoman only for two months, but she’s already outlined her overarching goal: to make it easier for agencies to hire…

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Jenny Yang, Chairwoman, EEOC

About 12 percent of federal employees say they have disabilities. The hiring of more has become a focal point of the Obama administration. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just wrapped up a month of focusing on this issue, during which it published guidance for agencies, hosted a Twitter town hall and launched a new data collection effort. New EEOC Chairwoman Jenny Yang told Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp the agency is trying to help the government be a model employer of people with disabilities,…

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