Bush in disabled employee drive

Kanter, Jake
February 2008
Supply Management;2/28/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p12
The article reports on U.S. President George W. Bush's call on government purchasers to buy goods and services from suppliers that employ disabled people. Bush has lent his support to the employment program, AbilityOne, as part of his disability equality campaign, the New Freedom Initiative. The article reveals that AbilityOne employs nearly 43,000 blind or disabled people in more than 600 nonprofit centers.


Related Articles

  • Executive Order 13218--21st Century Workforce Initiative. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/25/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 25, p944 

    Presents the text of an executive order made by United States President George W. Bush, on June 20, 2001, which deals with employment and labor policy.

  • Bush Administration Proposal.  // Congressional Digest;Jun2005, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p171 

    The article reports on the U.S. President George W. Bush's proposal for a new temporary worker program to match willing foreign workers with willing U.S. employers when no Americans can be found to fill the jobs. The program would be open to new foreign workers, and to the undocumented men and...

  • Proclamation 8182--National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2007. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/8/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 40, p1275 

    This section presents a written proclamation of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month, issued by U.S. President George W. Bush. The president proclaims October 2007 as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The special month is intended to underscore the nation's commitment to...

  • Guests at the wheel. Kahaner, Larry // Fleet Owner;Feb2004, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p8 

    Reports on the initiative of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration on immigration policy that could increase the migrant truck driver pool. Large percentage of Latino truck drivers; Other immigration provisions of the proposal; Efforts of the Truckload Carriers Association and the...

  • Labor Pains. Rutzick, Karen // National Journal;3/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p49 

    The article focuses on the efforts of U.S. George W. Bush's administration to change the fundamental system of government which cover labor, as of March 2006. Now that two judges have weighed in against these systems, the appeals court is unlikely to overturn the decisions, says Donald Rider, a...

  • Remarks on Signing the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;3/18/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p389 

    Presents the text of remarks given by U.S. President George W. Bush on March 9, 2002, which deals with employment problems.

  • You think your commute is good? staff // Christian Science Monitor;8/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 186, p12 

    Reports on figures which show the percentage of people who work from their homes in various states in the United States, in light of the plans of U.S. President George W. Bush to work from his ranch in Texas.

  • Inviting Mexican Guest Workers Into U.S. Would Worsen Problems. Edwards Jr., James R. // Insight on the News;8/27/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 32, p46 

    Comments on the plan of United States President George W. Bush to consider a mass amnesty of illegal Mexican aliens. Ineffectiveness of guest-worker programs; Effect of mass immigration on national productivity; Forecast on the labor productivity of the United States for the year 2003.

  • 2008 Budget Calls For Cooperative Contracts. Frisch, Katherine K. // Government Procurement;Feb2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4 

    The article focuses on the budget submitted by U.S. President George W. Bush for fiscal year 2008. It will balance the budget by 2012 and cut taxes by reducing billions of dollars in spending for federal, state, and local programs. The 2008 budget calls for cooperative contracts to lower the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics