U.S. Plan: Companies Set Goals For Hiring Disabled

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By Sam Hananel


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Disabled Americans, facing even higher hurdles than others finding jobs, would get a boost under an Obama administration plan to set new hiring procedures for government contractors.

The Labor Department proposed a rule Thursday that would require most companies with federal contracts to set goals of having disabled workers make up 7 percent of their workforce.