Posts Tagged: Americans

Houston, I Think We Have A Problem! The Inherent Dilemmas of a Schedule “A” Appointee

http://www.psretirement.com/inherent-dilemmas-of-a-schedule-a-appointee-section-501/ On May 15, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC/Commission) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register (79 Fed.Reg. 27,824-27,826). The Notice was titled “The Federal Sector’s Obligation To Be A Model Employer of Individuals with Disabilities.” The EEOC is seeking public comment on how to implement the federal… Read more »

Health Care Security is a Fundamental Freedom — Part II of III

It is indeed a rare ocassion in Washington when the three branches of our Federal Government can put aside major ideological differences to act in unison for the greater good of the nation. This historic display of leadership has occurred with the enactment of landmark legislation — the Affordable Care Act — providing access to… Read more »

People Power: Challenging The US Presidential Nominating Process

The non-profit, non-partisan Americans Elect aims to flatten the US Presidential nominating process and the duopoly of the two party system. By leveraging cyberspace to ’open up’ the nominating process (traditionally controlled by political forces and parties), Americans Elect enables the voting public to directly nominate a candidate online, for the US Presidential ballot in… Read more »

Defying Cultural Patterns and Predictions Engaging Stress and Crisis: The Stress Doc’s 3 “R”s for Discovering Your Responsible, Resilient & Risk-Taking Essence

When you get a thank you card at the end of a program signed by participants during the event either it’s a less than captivating workshop or the group was really motivated to give you feedback. Fortunately, it was the latter and the words inscribed were very positive and poignant – people felt “enlightened,” “inspired”… Read more »

20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA prohibits, among other things, discrimination in employment by private companies and state and local governments based on an individual’s disability. Under the ADA, employers are required to find ways to accommodate a… Read more »