How much do you know about the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act) and disability-related issues in the federal sector workforce?
Learn more on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET), when the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) host a live “Twitter Chat” in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Rehab Act.
- Did You Know? The Rehab Act makes it illegal to discriminate against a qualified employee or applicant with a disability in the federal government and in federal contracts and subcontracts.
Members of the public can follow the conversation on Twitter and participate using the hashtag #RehabAct
EEOC and DOL will be using the the following Twitter handles: @EEOC_OFO and @USDOL.
- Did You Know? EEOC regulations on the Rehab Act apply employment nondiscrimination standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to federal government employees — Code of Federal Regulations (CFR Title 29, Part 1640 and 29 CFR Part 1641).
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about the Rehab Act, disability bias and related issues in the federal sector from the experts who enforce the law.
Learn EEO and help build model workplaces government-wide (also check out Twitter hashtag #LearnEEO).