Tag: Workers with Disabilities

Congress, Stakeholders Challenge OFCCP’s Proposed EEO Quota

Members of Congress are questioning whether the Department of Labor has the authority to require employers to set goals for hiring hiring disabled workers. The inquiry concerns the propriety — and practicality — of proposed rules announced late last year by DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs requiring federal contractors to institute hiring goals. […]

EEOC Guidance on Disciplining an Employee with a Disability

Have you ever tried to discipline an employee for workplace misconduct only to hear for the first time that his disability caused the misconduct? Did you then wonder how you should proceed? If that has ever happened to you, then the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) recent guidance, “The Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA]: Applying […]