Federal Employment News

EEOC Statement on Joint Memorandum on Disability Self-Identification

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the release of a joint memorandum with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), highlighting revisions to OPM's Self-Identification of Disability Form for federal workers. Revisions to the form include simplified terminology, better definitions of medical conditions, and allowance for employees to indicate they have disabilities without specifying their medical diagnoses.