ePolicyWorks is a Web-based approach to policymaking that engages citizens and stakeholders in new and innovative ways. The initiative leverages the latest technology to address barriers to employment for people with disabilities and fosters real-time collaboration and communication around key issues.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the launch of the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration — an effort that will recognize employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans. Applications will be available on February 2.
This online dialogue, launched during the Interagency Accessibility Forum, invited presenters, facilitators, and participants of the forum to discuss important issues around transitioning to the new Section 508 standards.
Nadia Ibrahim and Lindsey Teel, employees of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, are working on transportation policy as it relates to the employment of people with disabilities. Their blog on autonomous vehicles shares their perspectives.