US Labor Department seeks to improve job opportunities for Americans with disabilities by setting historic hiring goal for federal contractors and subcontractors

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor  is proposing a new rule that would require federal contractors and  subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforces be people  with disabilities, among other requirements. The department’s Office of Federal  Contract Compliance Programs invites public comment on…

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