By Erin Dougherty Foley and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: These new regulations require federal agencies to be “model employers” of individuals with disabilities. As such, they now must take specific steps that are “reasonably designed” to gradually increase the number of employees who have a disability.

We had blogged previously about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Advance Notice
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By Tracy M. Billows and Craig B. Simonsen

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to invite the public to comment on how it should amend its regulations implementing Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify the federal government’s obligation to be a model employer of individuals with disabilities.
Continue Reading Impact of “Federal Sector’s Obligation To Be a Model Employer of Individuals With Disabilities”