According to a report in PJ Media, Attorney General Eric Holder’s Department of Justice has a directive to hire dwarfs or individuals with “psychiatric disabilities” or “severe intellectual disabilities.”
The directive by Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez, dated May 31, 2012, authorizes Justice Department officials to recruit those who self-identify as suffering from a psychiatric disorder or intellectual disability.
PJ Media notes that the directive allows DoJ officials to hire those disabled recruitment targets through “non-competitive” appointment. That is, they don’t have to compete with applicants who do not suffer with disabilities:
According to the documents, those with these “targeted disabilities” may be hired “before the position is advertised” and even “before the position’s closing date.” Moreover, lawyers with psychiatric disabilities and “severe intellectual” disabilities receive a waiver from the requirement that a new DOJ employee have practiced law for one year before being hired.
h/t PJ Media
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