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Tag Archives: Department of Labor
Human Interest: The “boys” in the bunkhouse (The New York Times) Article reports on the abuse and eventual rescue of 21 men with cognitive and developmental disabilities. The men had been underpaid workers in a turkey processing plant and housed … Continue reading
The National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) began in 1945 as a yearly observance called “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week” when Congress enacted a law that declared that the first week in October would mark this observance. In 1962, … Continue reading
What is the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)? WRP is managed by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the US Department of Defense’s Office of Diversity Management & Equal Opportunity (ODMEO), as well as other … Continue reading
On Monday, January 21, the nation inaugurated Barrack H. Obama for his second term in office as the 44th President of the United States. During his inauguration address, the President reiterated his administration’s agenda for the American people and made … Continue reading
At 2pm today, the monthly White House Conference Call on Disability Issues began with Mr. Kareem Dale updating callers on the new format for the call, which includes answering some of the questions posted on http://www.disability.gov. After the format update, … Continue reading