DePaul Industries Opens Staffing Office in Boise Metropolitan Area

DePaul Industries, a social enterprise non-profit whose mission is to employ individuals with disabilities, will open its eighth office this week in the Boise metropolitan area.

The expansion into the Boise market is in line with DePaul’s forward-thinking Strategic Plan 2011-2016, which aims for expansion into multiple additional markets and to nearly triple employment of people with disabilities by the end of fiscal year 2016.

Attention Staffing Firms: EEOC to Focus on Eliminating Hiring Barriers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, is a government body responsible for enforcing laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee for a multitude of reasons, including a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

How to Be in Compliance with the New DOL 7% Disability Quota

There’s been a lot of talk about the Department of Labor’s new 7% Rule officially announced last month, requiring government contractors to take affirmative action to ensure that 7% of the individuals they hire are individuals with disabilities. Here’s what you need to know: