New EEOC Guides Aid Federal Hiring of Disabled

With fewer individuals with severe disabilities working for the federal government, "The ABCs of Schedule A" are guides to help anyone involved in the federal hiring process.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Monday it has issued a set of five guides to help federal agencies hire and promote individuals with disabilities without competing the job. The "ABCs of Schedule A" guides are written for anyone involved in the federal hiring process.

"Despite our efforts, the participation rate of individuals with severe disabilities in the federal workforce continues to decline at an alarming rate," said Acting EEOC Vice Chair Christine M. Griffin. "Agencies have got to do more. I hope that these guides will be useful to individuals seeking federal employment, and I truly hope they will be well used by all those who are responsible for some aspect of recruiting and hiring federal employees."

The guides are part of the agency's ongoing Leadership for the Employment of Americans with Disabilities Initiative. Its goal is to make a significant increase in the population of individuals with severe disabilities who are employed by the federal government. Griffin said EEOC's partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy made the guides possible.

The guides are available at www.eeoc.gov. For a hard copy, contact the publications center at 800-669-3362.

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