Disability policy: An analysis of the employment of people with disabilities in the american federal government

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Abstract

This study examines the employment of people with disabilities in the American federal government. An analysis is undertaken with respect to the levels of employment and advancement of disabled workers in the federal government. In addition, the policies with respect to the employment of people with disabilities and the policy implications of the American federal experience are presented. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities similar to that provided to individuals on the basis of race, sex, national origin, age, and religion. This study examines recent employment data to assess the following issue in the federal government: the employment status of people with disabilities in various perspectives such as work force distribution, grade level, placement, and advancement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-88
Number of pages16
JournalPublic Personnel Management
Volume25
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Administration
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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