Tips for Recruiting Employees with Disabilities

Guide on Employing People With Disabilities:

If you are an employer that is covered by one or more of the laws described in this Advisory, you have specific responsibilities related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. These legal requirements are designed to help ensure that qualified job candidates and employees with disabilities have equal opportunities in all aspects of employment in your business, agency, or organization.

This guidance provides additional information and resources that will help you comply with federal and state nondiscrimination laws and, at the same time, help you meet your hiring, productivity, mission and businessgoals.

Talent Acquisition: Recruiting and Hiring People With
Disabilities

Recruiting Qualified Candidates

Hiring Qualified Individuals with Disabilities

Business Incentives

On the Job: Ensuring Workplace Productivity, Health,
and Safety

Effective Communication

Reasonable Accommodations

Safety and Emergency Preparedness


Additional DOL Employer Resources

Resources on Employing People with Disabilities

General Employment Resources

General Disability Resources


Please note that the information contained in this portion of
the Advisory is for informational purposes only and is not designed to be a
substitute for legal advice. These resources are not exhaustive and the U.S.
Department of Labor (DOL) will continue to add information and provide regular
updates.


Additional Resources:

Accomodation and Compliance: The ADA Amendments


Career-focused Mentoring for Youth: The What, Why, and How

Recruiting Candidates with Disabilities


Diversifying Your Workforce

Interviewing Applicants With Disabilities


Tax Incentives

Job Accomodation Situations and Solutions