Section 503 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was created to help people with disabilities get a government job. It specifies under the affirmative action that any company using federal agencies look to hiring employees with a disability. They are also mandated to recruit, and then train those individuals with disabilities to perform the required job function. This act works on getting those individuals that cannot perform certain functions removed, so they will qualify for those positions. These positions are also subject to promotions, you cannot discriminate because of a disability any type of promotion that might be offered to all employees.