President Obama wants agencies to add more people with disabilities to the federal workforce. The executive order directs agencies to hire another 100,000 disabled employees over five years. The order comes as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases its annual report on the federal workforce. Jamie Price, an attorney advisor with the Office of Federal Operations at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, brings us up to speed.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.