Employing People with Disabilities: It’s Easier than You Think!

On December 9th, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued proposed changes to existing regulations for Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. If the proposed regulations become final, they will create new obligations for federal contractors to employ people with disabilities. On the surface, employing people with disabilities may seem difficult, but in reality it is easier than you might think. In most cases, you just need to tweak your usual policies and procedures for finding and employing talented workers. And if you need assistance, there are many free resources available to help, including the