Federal Employment Programs
Individuals with disabilities have access to various Federal employment programs when it comes to finding work. Programs like the Schedule A hiring authority, which enables individuals with a disability status to apply for positions within Federal agencies without competition. There are also various employment resources you can access, both state–wide and national. If you are a disabled American and currently seeking employment, you should also be aware of the reasonable accommodations you can request – and employers must furnish. Our Federal Employment guide provides information on all of these areas.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted to protect people with disabilities from discrimination when it comes to finding work. Under the ADA, an employer must consider all applicants, including those with disabilities, for open positions if they have the skills and qualifications required..Read More
Schedule A Disability Hiring Authority
Through Schedule A, eligible individuals with disability status can apply for and be appointed to positions in Federal agencies without competition. If you are a disabled individual looking to seek employment with a Federal agency, here are some things to consider if you are looking to invoke Schedule A...Read More
Finding a Position
If you are a person with a disability and seeking a career with a Federal agency, there are certain things to consider, including how these agencies fill jobs – competitively and non–competitively. You should also understand the documentation you need to provide of your disability status, as well as..Read More