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PRESS RELEASE
9-18-13

EEOC, DOL to Host Twitter Chat on Sept. 25

Experts to Answer Questions on Disability in Federal Government in Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 1-2 p.m. ET, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (@EEOC_OFO) and the U.S. Department of Labor (@USDOL) will host in a live "Tweet Chat" in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Rehabilitation Act makes it illegal to discriminate against a qualified employee or applicant with a disability in the federal government and in federal contracts and subcontracts.

Members of the public can follow the conversation on Twitter and join in: #REHABACT

The EEOC is the federal government agency responsible for enforcing anti-discrimination laws in the workplace.  Further information about the EEOC is available at www.eeoc.gov.