Labor Department Looks To Incentivize Disability Hiring

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Labor Department Looks To Incentivize Disability Hiring

Source:  Disability Scoop / by Shaun Heasley | October 29, 2018


Federal contractors may soon get one more reason to prioritize hiring workers with disabilities.

The U.S. Department of Labor is looking to incentivize inclusive hiring practices among employers who do business with the government through a so-called Excellence in Disability Inclusion award.

Federal contractors that “foster employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities” could be exempt from two years worth of compliance evaluations under the Labor Department plan put forward this month.

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