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The employment outlook from the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy

What are the strategic priorities for the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy? What are the persistent barriers to employment for people with disabilities? How is technology creating new opportunities for people with disabilities? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , DOL , Office of Disability and Employment Policy

Monday - 05/18/2015, 09:48am EDT

In Depth interviews - October 4

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: Justin Swartzlander , Sue Trombley , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 05:44pm EDT

Fear hinders hiring people with disabilities

This week is the two-year anniversary of President Barack Obama's executive order to hire 100,000 more people with disabilities into the federal government by 2015. But the government is not on track to meet that goal, only hiring 20,000 people with disabilities for fiscal 2010 and 2011 combined, according to the Office of Personnel Management. As of fiscal 2010, less than 1 percent of the federal workforce had a targeted disability.

Tags: Labor , ODEP , Veta Hurst , EEOC , hiring , management , disability hiring , discrimination , best practices

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 05:00am EDT

Labor toolkit helps in disability hiring

The five-step online toolkit has tips for everything from creating a welcoming environment to do's and don'ts for interviews.

Tags: Labor , disabilities , Barack Obama , executive order , hiring , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 03/14/2011, 03:17pm EDT