Tag: Disability

Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

By on September 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

A Postal employee has been arrested on allegations that he claimed to be totally disabled, yet spent five days a week running flea markets.

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Strong Protections Still Exist for Disabled Employees in the Federal Workplace

By on August 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Strong Protections Still Exist for Disabled Employees in the Federal Workplace

The federal government strives to be a model employer for disabled employees. The author says Reasonable Accommodation is one area where it excels.

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Legislation Would Provide Disability Insurance Benefit to Federal Employees

By on January 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Provide Disability Insurance Benefit to Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced that would give federal employees the option of buying short-term disability insurance.

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Facebook Posting Leads to Postal Worker Indictment

By on September 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Posting vacation photos on Facebook was instrumental in an indictment of a Postal worker collecting payments for his medical disability.

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New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

By on December 30, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

The EEOC is finalizing a rule that will require federal agencies to enact hiring policies that favor individuals with disabilities.

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Government Celebrates Milestone of Hiring 100,000 Disabled Federal Employees

By on October 27, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The federal government held a special event to celebrate a new milestone: it has achieved President Obama’s goal of hiring 100,000 disabled federal employees.

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Can You No Longer Do Your Federal Job? Avoid These Mistakes

By on July 22, 2015 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

If you are a federal employee who is facing an injury or illness that prevents you from working, you can apply for federal disability retirement benefits. But there are mistakes that could end up costing you the right to collect monthly benefits payments. Here are some common ones to make sure you avoid.

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OPM Increases Hiring of Workers with Disabilities

By on July 26, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management announced in a recent report that hiring of federal workers with disabilities by the government is at a 20 year high.

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Access Granted: Preparing an All-Inclusive Training Site for People with Disabilities

By on October 27, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Conducting a successful training, conference, or group session within the federal government is a privilege that requires work to ensure that you are well-prepared, well- organized, and well-informed. Ensuring the accessibility of your venue, your materials, and your discussion will guarantee that access is granted to everyone who attends your session.

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Working for ‘the Man:’ Three Tips for Success in the Federal Government Job Search for People with Disabilities

By on September 8, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

It is important that job seekers with disabilities take advantage of the opportunities offered them to secure a coveted federal government job. To make your job search easier, and to get your foot into the right door, follow these three simple tips.

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