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Employment Update

OPM Report: Great Progress in Hiring People With Disabilities OPM has released the “2012 Employment of People with Disabilities in the Federal Executive Branch Report.” This report has some very exciting news. At no point in the past 32 years have people … Continue reading

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Employment Update

OFCCP Took Employer Concerns to Heart In Regulations on Workers With Disabilities By Tom Gilroy LOS ANGELES—In light of concerns voiced by employers and other stakeholders, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs has refined some aspects of … Continue reading

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Employment Update

Responding to Workplace Trends, Sun Life Financial Launches Group Voluntary Disability Insurance First in a series of voluntary benefits solutions for employers  June 4, 2012, 10:00 a.m. EDT WELLESLEY, Mass., Jun 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — As more businesses offer … Continue reading

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Employment Update

Accommodation Practices Highlighted in SHRM/Cornell Study 5/21/2012 – By Rebecca R. Hastings, SPHR Publicly owned, for-profit entities and companies that employ 25,000 employees or more are most likely to engage in effective practices for accommodating people with disabilities, according to … Continue reading

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Employment Update

US Labor Department seeks submissions for disability employment app challenge To: LABOR AND NATIONAL EDITORS WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the launch of its first disability-related application … Continue reading

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US Labor Department seeks submissions for disability employment app challenge

To: LABOR AND NATIONAL EDITORS WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the launch of its first disability-related application challenge, which is designed to generate innovative tools that will … Continue reading

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