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Goodwill Events and Promostions

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 1, 2018 12:31:06 PM
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago is encouraging employers in both the private and public sectors to strengthen their workforces by hiring qualified people with disabilities—like Mike, a young man with Down syndrome, who works for Goodwill's E-cycle program.
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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

 

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago is encouraging employers in both the private and public sectors to strengthen their workforces by hiring qualified people with disabilities—like Mike, a young man with Down syndrome, who works for Goodwill's E-cycle program.
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Goodwill Recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 7, 2016 11:38:26 AM

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. With origins dating as far back as 1945, it marks the federal government’s effort to urge employers to consider the talents of all workers, including those with disabilities. Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago encourages employers in both the private and public sectors to strengthen their workforces by hiring qualified people with disabilities. 

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Goodwill Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Jessica Schoner on Oct 2, 2014 2:29:00 PM

As the U.S. continues to pull itself out of the recession, the unemployment rate among adults with disabilities remains at 14.1 percent — nearly twice as high as the unemployment rate of people without disabilities, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. During October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago encourages employers in both the private and public sectors to strengthen their workforces by hiring qualified people with disabilities.

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Topics: National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Goodwill