U.S. Dept. of Justice Seeks Job Applicants with Disabilities
posted on June 1, 2009 - 4:08pm
Attention job seekers with disabilities interested in working in the U.S. Department of Justice: This is a good time to apply.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently issued a memo calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to hire and promote people with disabilities, with the goal of making DOJ “a model employer with a diverse workforce that includes people with disabilities.”
“Yesterday I was battered,” begins an entry in the blog of a man with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease).
In a series of such entries over a period of months, the writer (now deceased) described how his hired caregiver abused him, including taking away the bell he used to summon help, ignoring him when he did ring and ridiculing his efforts to communicate as his...