Summer 2013
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Changing Attitudes: Recognizing Abilities of People with Disabilities

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Managers need to weave disability into diversity programs. They must overcome fears of disability and take advantage of resources to foster inclusive hiring and retention of employees who may develop a disability.

As head of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), Kathy Martinez advises the Secretary of Labor and works with all DOL agencies to lead a comprehensive and coordinated national policy regarding the employment of people with disabilities. She

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