Office on Disability
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- Department of Labor (DOL)
- Diversity Includes Disability (DOL) Information regarding how the company can support diversity including employees with disabilities
- Employment Laws: Disability and Discrimination (DOL) introduce short summary of five important federal laws that protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in employment and the job application process
- Disability Etiquette Guide (US Navy) Practical advice and information on disability etiquette.
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- Facts about Disability-Related tax Provisions (EEOC) introduce three disability-related provision of particular interest to businesses as well as people with disabilities.
- Questions and Answers About Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (EEOC)
- Social Security Administration (SSA)
- Employing People with Disabilities (SSA) provides information on how to become an Employment Network, the Americans with Disabilities Act, tax incentives, and referral services.
- SSA’s 2006 Red Book – A Summary Guide to Employment Supports for Individuals with Disabilities (SSA) provides information about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs.
- Employer’s Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (JAN)provides information that help employers to provide accommodations to ensure that employees with disabilities receive equal benefits of employment.
- Attitudinal Barriers for Person with Disabilities A guide to help employer work with both employees and customers with disabilities
In order to be considered for an appointment for a Federal job under the Schedule A excepted service hiring authority, a job applicant must provide a certification of disability to the Federal agency where his or her application is.
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Employment (EEOC) Facts from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about the ADA and employment of people with disabilities.
- Employment – the Road to Economic Independence (Disabilityinfo.gov) The topics related to employment of people with disabilities: advice for individuals with disabilities seeking work; help for employers looking for hard-working and dedicated employees; information on employment rights, laws and regulations; resources for employment programs and job accommodations for people with disabilities.
- Federal Employment of Persons with Disabilities (OPM) Information for potential applicants and current Federal employees that describes how to get a Federal job, how positions are filled, how reasonable accommodations are made, and includes resources that can help you with a wide range of issues that pertain to the Federal employment of adults with disabilities.
- Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act appears in Title 41 of the United States Code, Section 46 through 48c.
- Javits Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Program (PDF - 108KB) Creating employment opportunities for people who are blind or have severe disabilities.
- Job Bank (USAjobs) Find qualified workers through this online resume database
- Social Security Administration (SSA)
- 96.008 Social Security – Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Program (SSA)
- Disability Benefits (SSA)
- Disability Planer – Social Security Protection If You Become Disabled (SSA)
- Ticket to Work Program and Work Incentives Advisory Panel (SSA)
- The Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel – Strategic Plan for 2006 and 2007 (SSA)
- Center for Workers with Disabilities
- Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability Institute
- Disability Service Providers of America
- Easter Seals
- Self-Employment for Persons with Disability (NSCIA)
- Goodwill Industries International
- National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (NARRTC)
- National Industries for the Blind (NIB)
- National Rehabilitation Association
- NISH – Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Disabilities.