Posts Tagged: disability

Helping People With Disabilities Prepare for Disaster

If you are disabled, it’s more likely you’ll be adversely affected by disaster than someone without a disability. We have a responsibility to take care of ourselves as much as possible, and not put others at risk if we can help it. During an emergency, things may come down to whether we’ve made any advanced… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About the ADA & People with Disabilities?

Last Saturday, July 26, marked the 24-year anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The landmark law was signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. Since then, the ADA has been instrumental in securing justice and equality for people with disabilities (PWD) in all facets of American life. The ADA has commonly… Read more »

New “Digest of EEO Law” Issued by EEOC & Recap of Rehab Act 40th Anniversary

How much do you know about Federal Sector EEO? Want to learn more about workplace equality government-wide? If so, check out the latest quarterly edition of the U.S. EEOC’s Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law, which is now available online. This quarterly publication, prepared by the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations (OFO), features recent Commission… Read more »