Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 25 – Friday, August 29

Funding: How ALS could benefit from a flood of new funding (MIT Technology Review) As of August 22nd, the ALS Association had received $53.3 million since July 29th, compared to $2.2 million by that time last year, resulting from the … Continue reading

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What are psychiatric disabilities?

Psychiatric disability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a “mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of an individual; a record of impairment; or being regarded as having such an … Continue reading

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EEOC Proposes Changes to Track Job Applicants with Disabilities — Comments due by April 16th

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced plans to revise its Demographic Information on Applicants form to include disability status data. This change would help the EEOC and federal agencies track the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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