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SEC Disability Programs Overview

April 29, 2021

Disability Recruitment

Schedule A, 5 CFR 213.3102(u), is a special hiring authority for people with disabilities. It is intended for the appointment of persons with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities. Schedule A is an exception to the traditional hiring process. Eligibility for the Schedule A Hiring Authority does not guarantee job placement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Learn more about the Disability Recruitment Program.

Reasonable Accommodations

The SEC’s policy is to reasonably accommodate qualified persons with disabilities covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 when they request accommodations and such accommodations will not cause the SEC undue hardship. Under the Rehabilitation Act, the SEC must ensure equal opportunity for employees and applicants with disabilities, and also ensure that its programs and activities—including educational materials, public events, and information and computer technology (such as this website)—are accessible to people with disabilities. SEC buildings and facilities must be readily accessible to people with disabilities, including SEC employees and applicants with disabilities.

Learn more about Reasonable Accommodations.

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