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

The AbilityOne Commission, an independent federal agency, issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would bar federal contractors and subcontractors from paying…

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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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New rules set veteran, disability hiring benchmarks for federal contractors

The Labor Department unveiled two final rules Tuesday requiring federal contractors to establish clear-cut annual benchmarks for hiring veterans and people…

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Uptick in disability discrimination claims could jeopardize hiring goals, firm says

In a July 2010 executive order, President Barack
Obama pushed agencies to hire more people with
disabilities, aiming for 100,000 workers by
2015. Agencies…

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Feds see success in streamlining complicated hiring process

The federal government’s hiring process has long been plagued with a poor reputation. However, since President Barack Obama issued an executive memo in 2010, the Office of Personnel Management has taken great strides to streamline the hiring process as well as to incorporate other reforms to make it easier to hire recent college graduates, people with disabilities and veterans. Federal News Radio spoke about this with Linda Bilmes, a senior lecturer at the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government,…

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