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Job Accommodation Network Launches New Training Module in Spanish.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has launched a new Just-in-Time training module titled “All about JAN: Resources in Spanish”. The 18-minute module includes a transcript and handout that provides an overview for Spanish-speakers of JAN’s services (technical assistance via phone, … Continue reading

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Octubre es el mes nacional de concientización sobre el empleo de personas con discapacidad.

El Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre el Empleo de Personas con Discapacidad (NDEAM por sus siglas en inglés) por sus siglas en inglés) empezó en 1945 como una celebración anual llamada “Semana Nacional para Emplear los Discapacitados Físicos” cuando el … Continue reading

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ODEP Launches Social Media Accessibility Toolkit

According to the Digital Buzz Blog, during a 24 hour period on the Internet approximately 294 million e-mails are sent, 2 million blog posts are written, , 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube, and 4.7 billion minutes are … Continue reading

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LEAD Center Debut’s New Website!

The LEAD Center, a collaborative of disability, workforce, and economic empowerment organizations funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor is a key resource for information to promote public policy, employment, and economic … Continue reading

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Just Added to the Calendar of Events! Add Us In National Diversity Forum on August 4th hosted by ODEP

Add Us In is a new initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). The initiative is designed to identify and develop strategies to increase employment opportunities within the small business community for individuals … Continue reading

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Congratulations: Kathleen Martinez starts as head of the Office of Disability Employment Policy!

Today is Kathy Martinez’ first day as Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Office of Disability Employment Policy! Ms. Martinez has a long and distinguished career in disability policy research. She comes to the Dept of Labor from the World … Continue reading

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