ERIC Number: ED483105
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Disability Employment 101
US Department of Education
The purpose of this guide is to acquaint business and industry with the programs and resources available to help diversify the workforce by hiring people with disabilities. It also provides information to businesses on how to access resources to better meet the growing need of business for a skilled workforce. This guide is the product of a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Education?s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce?s Center for Workforce Preparation. The following are appended: (1) Recommended Disability-Friendly Strategies for the Workplace; (2) Recommended Disability-Friendly Business Checklist; (3) Business Tax Credits and Reduced Labor Costs; and (4) Reasonable Accommodations and the ADA.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Job Skills, Job Training, Employees, Skilled Workers, Business, Employment Qualifications
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Washington, DC. Center for Workforce Preparation.; Office of Special Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A