The Evolved Employer website recently posted a piece on a proposed US Labor Department plan where employers with federal contracts would have to have 7% of their workforce made up of people with disabilities. Writer Melissa J. Anderson interviews people on both sides of the issue, who point out the various benefits and possible drawbacks to both workers and employers in the article. Click here to read more.
BTW Ms. Anderson concludes the article by noting that the "Office of Federal Contact Compliance Programs is accepting comments on the proposed rule until February 7". You can contact the OFCCP yourself by clicking here.