In part three of our coverage of the proposed regulatory changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, it’s time we talk about training. We all know that training is an important aspect for all businesses, and training becomes ev...
Diversity in its employees is one of the greatest assets a company can have. By employing people with different abilities and backgrounds, companies are able to garner the diverse knowledge and talents of their employees to work together toward a shared mission and vision.
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...
Recently released data from the Census’ American Community Survey confirms the long-held suspicion that people with disabilities earn less than their peers. Across all occupations, 52% of workers with disabilities earn less than $25,000
When physical labor ruled, disability mattered.
My grandfather was a hefty blacksmith, who pounded hot iron into horseshoes and ploughshares. My father was a dairy farmer, who milked cows and fed them twice a day, raised crops and...
Despite the American Disability Act’s (ADA) clear regulations, many hiring managers don’t know how to effectively and legally approach candidates with disabilities. When asked to cite reasons for not hiring people with disabilities...
There are a plethora of issues to consider when hiring people with various disabilities and special needs that can set the tone for a ‘quality’ hire
Modest job gains across most
industries and an unemployment rate that refuses to budge continue to be the
norm for the U.S. economy. In January, total non-farm payroll employment
increased by 157,000 and the unemployment rate grew by a tenth of a percentage
As we prepare for Disability Employment Awareness Month
2012, we know that data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in August 2012 show that, while employment for most
of the U.S workforce is slowly recovering
It's not uncommon for people to have a gap here or there in
their resume. There are many reasons for having a gap- taking time off for
maternity leave, for travel, to care for a family member, or because of an
injury or illness.