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Eye Opener: Study urges more help to hire disabled workers

Happy Monday! Almost half of the federal government’s human resources officials say they have not received adequate training on how to manage and retain employees with severe disabilities, according to the results of a survey by the Telework Exchange and the Federal Managers Association set for release Monday. Many of those officials are also unfamiliar with mandates designed to promote the hiring of disabled applicants and hiring rules that allow for the noncompetitive hiring of disabled people.