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Providing an accessible workplace

Posted on December 21, 2023

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has a new article called “Providing an Accessible Workplace.”
  • The article talks about laws federal agencies have to follow to make sure individuals with disabilities can fully access job facilities, physical spaces, and information technology. Also, it provides information about where agencies can find more resources to help them follow these laws.
  • President Biden signed an Executive Order 14035 to make sure federal workplaces treat everyone fairly.

  • Federal agencies must make buildings, technology, and services easy for everyone to use. This is especially true for people with disabilities.

  • Federal agencies can’t treat people with disabilities differently at work and have to provide accommodations, if needed, to help them do their jobs.

  • Buildings and places where the government works must be easy for everyone to get into and use.

View the article from the EEOC

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