ERIC Number: ED167769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Affirmative Action/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of the Handicapped: "What's In It for Me?" Resource Guide for Employers.
Russell (Harold) and Associates, Inc., Waltham, MA.
Information for employers concerning the Affirmative Action Program and the hiring of handicapped workers is presented in this resource guide. The guide is designed in the style of a listing of helpful hints and in question-and-answer form. Topics discussed include finding qualified handicapped workers, enlisting the aid of present employees, interviewing methods, accessibility of buildings to the handicapped, ways to utilize handicapped workers, worksite modifications, and transferring or firing a handicapped worker. The question-and-answer section is based on issues raised by corporate Equal Employment Opportunity officials. The appendexes include tax considerations in employment of the handicapped, tax credit for employers of handicapped workers, and addresses of vocational rehabilitation agencies. (CT)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Disabilities, Employer Employee Relationship, Employers, Employment Interviews, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Guides, Job Applicants, Job Skills, Program Descriptions, State Agencies, Taxes, Vocational Rehabilitation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-000-00213-9)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Russell (Harold) and Associates, Inc., Waltham, MA.
Identifiers: State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies
Note: Information in Appendix C may not reproduce well due to small print