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Posts Tagged 'federal contractors'

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The Top Qualities Veterans Bring to Your Business

Veteran hiring has become a big topic for employers over the last five years. 2014 saw a record low of the U.S. veteran unemployment rate for the last eight years, with job opportunities opening up particularly within federal contracting companies. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this has continued to drop and businesses are beginning to recognize the value veterans can bring to their business objectives. We take a look at some of the unique qualities that veterans can bring...

Three Reasons Why Employers Need to Hire People with Disabilities

For a long time, those of us dealing with disability employment issues have realized that individuals with a disability can add a valuable perspective to corporate efforts in the mainstream business world.

That message has had a difficult time getting public attention, but that may be changing.

New Regulations for Section 503 and VEVRAA Demystified

The wait is finally over! After months of speculation, OFCCP has officially released the final ruling on the new regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).

Are you ready to hire 7% of your Workforce?

In part two of our series of Proposed OFCCP Regs & What They Mean for You, we are going to discuss the big bad 7%. Since the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act came out in 2011, federal contractors...

Are you familiar with the term “linkage”?

If you are a Federal contractor or subcontractor, that word “linkage” should be top of mind. With the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (which prohibits contractors from discriminating on the basis of disability) slated to come out this year, linkages are l...