Starting March 24, employers that have contracts with the federal government face new rules for managing workers who are disabled or military veterans.
One big change: You must invite applicants to identify their disability status at the time of application. And, once a year you must report the number of people with disabilities who apply and have been hired. The rules carry similar requirements for vets.
Read answers to the top 10 compliance questions about these rules.
- Background checks: Weigh convictions, not arrests
- Turn Gen Y's 'unreasonable' requests into a negotiating tool
- Workplace confidentiality: Persuade staff to 'think' privacy
- Must we prorate bonuses for employees who missed work while out on FMLA leave?
- Guess again: You can't avoid liability by ignoring pay discrimination complaints