Workers With Disabilities Need More From DOL, Official Says

Jan. 14, 2021, 9:55 PM

The director of the Labor Department’s contractor compliance agency emphasized that combating discrimination against workers with disabilities requires a greater commitment, as he prepared to close his tenure in similar fashion to how it began.

Craig Leen gave Thursday what will likely be one of his last public addresses as director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, speaking about a newreport detailing results of the agency’s push for “focused reviews” of disability discrimination. The agency audits contractors for compliance with a number of federal anti-discrimination laws and affirmative action obligations. Focused reviews, however, restrict audits to one...

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