ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy
Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) was authorized by Congress in the Department of Labor's FY 2001 appropriation. Recognizing the need for a national policy to ensure that people with disabilities are fully integrated into the 21st Century workforce, the Secretary of Labor delegated authority and assigned responsibility to the Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy. ODEP is a sub-cabinet level policy agency in the Department of Labor.
- Read the ODEP Accomplishments 2009-2012 report (PDF)
- Learn about ODEP's work each year since its inception
- View the video of ODEP's 10th Anniversary Celebration
- View the video about the founding of ODEP
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability employment-related policies and practices affecting an increase in the employment of people with disabilities.
A world in which people with disabilities have unlimited employment opportunities.
- Key Personnel
- Introduction to the Department of Labor Strategic Plan FY 2011-2016
- View the Final Strategic Plan [09/30/2010]