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FY 2012 Employment of People with Disabilities in the Federal Executive Branch Report

The US Office of Personnel Management has announced that the Fiscal Year 2012 Employment of People with Disabilities in the Federal Executive Branch Report has been released.

Employment = Empowerment 2010 protest signHighlights from the report include:

  • At no point in the past 32 years have people with disabilities been hired at a higher percentage than in Fiscal Year 2012.
  • People with targeted disabilities are also being brought into the Federal workforce at a higher percentage now than at any time in the past 17 years.
  • This success has led to more people with disabilities in Federal service both in real terms and by percentage than at any time in the past 32 years.

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