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Improving the Participation Rate of People with Tar-
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                                                                                               Individuals with
geted Disabilities in the Federal Work Force (01/08),
www.eeoc.gov/federal/report/pwtd.html


                                                                                                 Disabilities
Q&A: Promoting Employment of Individuals with
Disabilities in the Federal Work force,
www.eeoc.gov/federal/qanda-employment-with-
disabilities.html

The Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law,
www.eeoc.gov/federal/digest.html

Enforcement Guidance: Reasonable Accommodation
and Undue Hardship Under the ADA (as revised,
10/17/02),
www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/accommodation.html

Enforcement Guidance on Application of the ADA          An electronic copy of this
to Contingent Workers Placed by Temporary Agen-         brochure and the hyperlinks cited
cies & Other Staffing Firms (12/22/00),                 herein may be found at http://
www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/guidance-                      www.eeoc.gov/initiatives/lead/
contingent.html

Enforcement Guidance: Disability-Related Inquiries
& Medical Examinations of Employees Under the
ADA (7/27/00),
www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/guidance-inquiries.html

Enforcement Guidance: Preemployment Disability-
Related Questions & Medical Examinations
(10/10/95),                                             U . S . E q u a l E mp l o y m e n t
www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/preemp.html                    Opportunity Commission
                                                        Office of Federal Operations
The ADA: Applying Performance and Conduct Stan-                                                  Phone: (202) 663-4599 (Voice)
                                                        131 M Street, N.E.
dards to Individuals with Disabilities,
                                                        Washington, D.C. 20507-0001                  (202) 663-4593 (TTY)
www.eeoc.gov/facts/performance-conduct.html
                                                                                                         www.eeoc.gov
Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities in the
Workplace and the ADA: A Guide for Employers,
www.eeoc.gov/facts/veterans-disabilities-
employers.html
     Selected Links to Help                                                 Hiring                                  Reasonable Accommodation
  Recruit, Hire, Accommodate,                           www.usajobs.opm.gov                                   www.tricare.osd.mil/cap
  and Advance Individuals with                          USAJOBS is the Federal government’s official          The U.S. Department of Defense Computer/
           Disabilities                                 site for job information, and includes over 16,000
                                                        job postings. Through this site, employers may
                                                                                                              Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) pro-
                                                                                                              vides assistive technology accommodations to
                                                        post jobs indicating interest in receiving applica-   Federal employees free of charge. CAP also pro-
                 Recruitment                            tions from those with disabilities, and include       vides training on using assistive technology, ad-
                                                        special language specifying acceptance of appli-      vice on creating accessible electronic environ-
www.jobaccess.org                                       cations under Schedule A.                             ments, and assistance in accommodating workers
ABILITYJobs and JobAccess enables people with                                                                 with disabilities. CAP will do the needs assess-
disabilities to post their resumes for potential em-    www.wrpjobs.com/                                      ment, buy the needed technology, train the em-
ployers to view and to browse job opportunities         The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a          ployee on how to use it, and follow up with up-
posted by employers. The Website also includes          recruitment and referral program that connects        dates.
information about the ADA and reasonable accom-         Federal sector employers nationwide with highly
modations.                                              motivated post-secondary students and recent          www.jan.wvu.edu
                                                        graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove    The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free
www.careeronestop.org                                   their abilities in the workplace through summer       information and referral service on job accommo-
The CareerOneStop Website, sponsored by the U.S.        or permanent jobs. Students represent all majors,     dations. JAN has experts on the Americans with
Department of Labor, provides a variety of services     and range from college freshmen to graduate stu-      Disabilities Act, as well as resources for technical
to employers and job seekers. The site also offers      dents and law students. A searchable database is      assistance, funding, education, and services re-
information about locations relevant to employment,     available through the WRP Website.                    lated to the employment of people with disabili-
training, and economic development.                                                                           ties. In addition, JAN analyzes trends and statisti-
                                                        Schedule A                                            cal data related to the technical assistance it pro-
www.earnworks.com                                       Using the Schedule A appointing authority,            vides.
The Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network            found at 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), qualified candi-
(EARN) is a free service that connects employers        dates with disabilities who meet the regulatory
                                                        guidelines can be hired non-competitively. The                          Miscellaneous
looking for quality employees with skilled job candi-
dates. EARN provides recruiting services, as well as    EEOC has developed audience-specific guides on
                                                        how to use Schedule A. These guides are:              www.disabilityinfo.gov
employer success stories and information on the                                                               The online connection to the Federal govern-
business case for hiring people with disabilities.                                                            ment's U disability-related information and re-
                                                        •   Schedule A for the Disability Program                       . S .   E q u a l
                                                            Manager                                           sources. m This yuser-friendly Website contains
                                                                                                                      E    p l o      m e n t
www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/                                                                                               O p p o r t u n i t y
                                                                                                              links to comprehensive information about disabil-
The essence of the Department of Veterans Affairs       •   Schedule A for the Hiring Manager                                 An electronic copy of this brochure and the
                                                        •   Schedule A for the HR Professional                                hyperlinks cited herein and benefits.
                                                                                                              ity programs, services, laws may be found at http://
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)                                                                               www.eeoc.gov/initiatives/lead/
program is to assist veterans who have incurred inju-   •   Schedule A for the Job Applicant
                                                        •   Schedule A for the Service Provider               www.dol.gov/odep
ries during active duty in the military to obtain and                                                         The Office of Disability Employment Policy
                                                                                                                           Phone: 555-555-5555
maintain suitable employment. To support this mis-                                                                         Fax: 555-555-5555
                                                                                                                                      and influences disability-
                                                                                                              (ODEP) developssomeone@example.com
sion, the VR&E Service has established                  All five guides can be found at the Job Accom-                     E-mail:
                                                        modation Network (JAN) (see infra) Website, at        related employment policy and practice affecting
VetSuccess.gov, http://vetsuccess.gov/, a virtual em-                                                         the employment of people with disabilities.
ployment resource center to assist veterans and em-     www.jan.wvu.edu/LEAD/.
ployers who want to hire them.

								
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