Announcements

View the announcements listings below to stay connected with updates on the Disability and Employment Community and changes to the site. 

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 12/18/2017

    Employer registration is now open for the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. The employer registration process is the first step before future registration announcements for schools, recruiters, and students. 

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/30/2017

    The Rising Leaders Mentoring Program is a six-month career mentoring opportunity to at least 100 college students and recent graduates with disabilities through linkages to business professionals from USBLN partner companies.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/30/2017

    WIOA Webinar on Employer Engagement to Support People with Disabilities in the Labor Force Monday, December 11, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET This webinar is focused on strategies to improve coordination between the public workforce system and employers to help businesses overcome barriers to recruiting, hiring, and training individuals with disabilities.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/22/2017

    The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion offers strategies on hiring and recruiting Disabled Veterans. Across all industries, veterans are a ready source of qualified, committed job candidates with transferable skills proven in real world situations. The frequently asked questions found on this site may assist in understanding issues related to hiring disabled veterans.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/21/2017

    This article titled "The Role of Workplace Accommodations in the Employment of People with Disabilities" explores the role of workplace accommodations in reducing employment barriers and improving the employment of people with disabilities. It uses data from the 2015 Survey of Disability and Employment on people with disabilities who applied for vocational rehabilitation services in three states.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/20/2017

    ETA is grateful for the service of our veterans as we soon celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday as a nation. This announcement highlights a new online resource educating disabled veterans and employers about workplace rights and responsibilities.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/13/2017

    The 2018 Disability Employment Tracker is now open! Sponsored by the National Organization on Disability, this tool provides companies a confidential assessment of their disability inclusion policies and practices, providing tailored reports in four areas.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/12/2017

    This report analyzes information gathered from nearly 1,000 leaders who work at the intersection of workforce training, recruitment, and finance.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/8/2017

    We are thrilled to announce that the WorkforceGPS Member Directory is live and available from the Member Directory tab on the home page.

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    Disability and Employment
    Posted On: 11/8/2017

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Chief Evaluation Office, Department of Labor Notice for Public Comment Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 / Notices