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The 2015 Workforce Recruitment Program database is now available on the WRP website at WRP.GOV!
By Paul Plasencia,  We are excited to announce that the 2015 Workforce Recruitment Program database is now available on the WRP website at ...
December 17 | Announcements

$100M in Grants to Transform Apprenticeship for the 21st Century by Expanding Training into New High-Skilled, High-Growth Industries
Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that $100 million in grants are ...
December 13 | Press Releases

OPM: Record-breaking year for federal workers with disabilities
By Molly Bernhart Walker, More people with disabilities were federal employees in 2013 than any time in the past 33 years, both in real and ...
December 10 | eBlast

Expect. Employ. Empower. with Data
by Heidi Shierholz and Kathy Martinez, October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual observation that recognizes t...
November 26 | eBlast

Deciding Whether to Disclose Mental Disorders at Work
By Alina Tugend, New York Times,  About six months ago, Patrick Ross knew things had reached a breaking point at work. An angry email he ha...
November 14 | Articles




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UPCOMING EVENTS

JAN Webcast: Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities
January 14, 2015. JAN Webcast: Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Individuals with Disabilities Description: Your agency can increase...
January 14 | Webinar

JAN Webcast: Promoting Employment of Individuals with Disabilities in the Federal Workforce
JAN Webcast: Promoting Employment of Individuals with Disabilities in the Federal WorkforceDescription: Questions will be taken and ans...
February 18 | Webinar

PAST EVENTS

Do Ask, Do Tell: Encouraging Disability Self-ID in an Inclusive Workplace
New regulations require that government contractors ask U.S. job applicants and employees to self-identify if they have a disability. H...
September 22 | Webinar


Creating an Inclusive Culture: Increasing Self-Identification
Are your employees with disabilities not out? Learn practical information on some emerging practices associated with encouraging people...
September 18 | Webinar


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