As the Legislature builds the state budget for the next two years, MCD will create an overview of certain omnibus bills and how the proposals will affect Minnesotans with disabilities. This omnibus bill makes policy changes and fiscal appropriations for FY 2020 and 2021 for Jobs Appropriations, Family and Medical Benefits, Economic Development, Wage Theft, Labor and Industry, Commerce, Unemployment, Energy, and Broadband.
Public Forum held by the State Rehabilitation Council and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Meeting the employment service needs of individuals who are eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services but not receiving them because of the VR waiting list.
To help millions of people recognize what they can do to make a difference in the lives–and future careers–of young people with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Labor’s and the US Business Leadership Network’s strategic partner, the Campaign for Disability Employment has released a new video public service announcement titled “Because.” The PSA features real people with disabilities who are pursuing and realizing their goals and passions as a result of the support they received from everyday people in their lives.
Today, President Barack Obama proclaimed October 2012 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Held each October, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?”
Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme is “A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?”