Employment

By Elizabeth Lee

“Let the shameful walls of exclusion finally come tumbling down” is the directive that former President George Bush gave us when he signed the ADA into law 30 years ago, on July 26, 1990.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) uses medical examiners (MEs) to conduct examinations and certify that the 6.1 million active interstate and intrastate commercial motor vehicle drivers meet the physical requirements for safety. The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) allows qualified medical providers to become certified to serve as MEs in support of these efforts. Currently, FMCSA has certified over 69,000 MEs.

Section 508 Subject Matter Expertise Support

Through a subcontract with Aveshka, Inc., New Editions provides Section 508 support services to ASPR. We have been contracted to provide Section 508 consulting expertise to assist ASPR in such tasks as:

By Cindy Ryan, New Editions Vice President

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which lasts the month of October, will celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and inform employers about the value of including employees with disabilities. 

New Editions analyzes the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDILRR) Annual Performance Report (APR) data through a subcontract to RTI International. The purpose of the APR is to collect data from NIDILRR’s grantees concerning their project foci, activities and progress, and contributions to society’s capacity to provide opportunities and accommodation for citizens with disabilities.

Under a subcontract with Insignia Federal Group, we support the Technology & Accessible Resources Give Employment Today (TARGET) Center, which assists the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in addressing a wide spectrum of accessibility and accommodation interests for agencies and employees.

By: Anna Lenhart, MPH

Through a subcontract with Octo Consulting, New Editions is providing Section 508 support to HR Connect and its associated applications. The HR Connect Product Suite is offered as an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) officially designated Human Resources Line of Business (HRLOB), Shared Service Center (SSC).

This is banner is designed for the NCRTM to promote its services at conferences, meetings, and other events.

This poster is designed to promote the Office of Disability Employment Policy's (ODEP) Accessible Systems Racing League (ASRL) - created to assist federal contractors with ensuring their career sites are accessible to people with disabilities.