EEOC Issues Final Rule to Increase Federal Agency Employment of Disabled Employees
In an effort to increase the employment of individuals with disabilities by federal agencies, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued final regulations on January 3, 2017, requiring all federal agencies to set benchmarks for the employment of the disabled and to institute support services for disabled workers.
Jonathan R. Mook is a partner in the Alexandria, Virginia firm of DiMuro Ginsberg, P.C., where his practice includes general litigation and counseling employers in all aspects of employment law. Mr. Mook is the author of two legal treatises on the Americans with Disabilities Act: "ADA: Employee Rights and Employer Obligations" (1992) and "ADA: Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities" (1994), both published by Matthew Bender. Mr. Mook can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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