U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


EEOC, DOL to Host Twitter Chat on Sept. 25

Experts to Answer Questions on Disability in Federal Government in Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 1-2 p.m. ET, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (@EEOC_OFO) and the U.S. Department of Labor (@USDOL) will host in a live "Tweet Chat" in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Rehabilitation Act makes it illegal to discriminate against a qualified employee or applicant with a disability in the federal government and in federal contracts and subcontracts.

Members of the public can follow the conversation on Twitter and join in: #REHABACT

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