Collaboration to promote innovative employment strategies for workers with disabilities
WASHINGTON — In an effort to promote inclusive workplaces that welcome the skills and talents of workers with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy signed an alliance agreement today with the Families and Work Institute, a New York-based non-profit that conducts research to inform innovative solutions to the challenges facing today’s workplaces, families and communities.
“For millions of Americans with complex life situations — including individuals with disabilities and their caregivers — workplace flexibility is essential to managing personal and family needs while also delivering on the job,” said ODEP’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy. “We look forward to working with the Families and Work Institute in the coming years to advance key strategies that foster the workplace success of people with disabilities, strategies that incidentally benefit many workers without disabilities as well.”
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