Employment

Employment initiative begins second round

Friday, June 3, 2011The Department of Labor is accepting applications for a second round of grants for a program aiming to boost employment figures for people with disabilities. As part of its Disability Employment Initiative, the department will make $20 million available in…

People with autism facing employment challenges

Tuesday, April 12, 2011Parade Magazine featured a 20-year-old woman with autism April 3, highlighting the challenges of integrating people with autism into the workforce. Dana Eisman, grew up attending a private school for special needs students. Despite having many similar characteristics of other…

Report highlights rampant employment discrimination

Wednesday, January 26, 2011The National Disability Rights Network released a new report Jan. 18 calling for the end of subminimum wages and poor working conditions for people with disabilities. The 60-page report, titled “Segregated and Exploited: The Failure of the Disability Service…

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