Meeting OFCCP Guidelines for Hiring People with Disabilities: Makes for a Better Business Culture
By Shelia Newman, President, New Editions Consulting, Inc.
New Editions was named a “2014 Top Workplace” in the Washington Post last month. Washingtonian magazine named New Editions Consulting, Inc. one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2013. In addition to winning these awards, we have grown the business base by $1M per year for the past 12 years. Clearly, we are doing something right in our small company. We believe our success is directly related to the diversity and inclusiveness of our personnel who are the faces of the company and the keys to our success. We believe that as Federal contractors begin to hire people with disabilities to reach the goals of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, they are likely to see that their organizations’ culture improves.
In March, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal...