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Exploring the Intersection of Black History and Disability Inclusion

Brad Lomax and his brother Glenn.Photo provided by Leroy Moore. Black Americans in the civil rights movement have had a significant influence on America’s disability rights movement, with some playing crucial roles in both efforts. Much of the progress we have made as a nation achieving positive change forhistorically marginalized people and communities has been led by Black Americans with

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A More Inclusive Economy is Key to Recovery

The unemployment rate dropped to 6.3% in January 2021, according to the latest Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many workers are still in crisis and we know that the latest recession hasn’t affected everyone equally. In addition to major disparities in health impacts, Black Americans have seen disproportionate economic impacts from the pandemic. Among demographic groups,

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ODEP at 20: Driving Change and Creating Opportunity

Editor’s note: This blog post is the first in a series celebrating ODEP’s 20th anniversary in 2021. For those of us in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, this year is a momentous one, marking 20 years since our establishment. It’s a time for both celebration and reflection, especially as we work to ensure all Americans

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DOL Salutes National Hire a Veteran Day

America’s veterans are ready to work! As we recognize National Hire a Veteran Day, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) connects employers with talented veterans who leverage their proven skills, experiences and leadership qualities to excel in challenging and dynamic environments. VETS’s new Employer Guide to Hiring Veterans is a valuable resource that provides federal,

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The Office of Compliance Initiatives Turns 2

In its ongoing efforts to create a culture of compliance assistance within the Department of Labor, the Office of Compliance Initiatives organized a human-centered design class at the Office of Personnel Management’s Innovation Lab in February 2020. Two years ago today, the U.S. Department of Labor launched the Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) to complement the Department’s enforcement efforts. OCI

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NDEAM 2020: Increasing Access and Opportunity

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), and this year’s observance is twice as significant. It marks both 75 years since NDEAM originated and brings to a close the Department’s yearlong commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Today, our workplaces look very different than they did in 1945 and 1990, in ways few

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