TITLE

Back the Plaque!

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
PN;Sep2009, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Disabilities at Work (DAW), a national program intended to acknowledge and reward businesses that support people with disabilities. It states that the "Back the Plaque" advocacy will encourage people to patronize businesses granted with the DAW logo. Other ways by which businesses can help these people include employing qualified people with disabilities, donating to non-profit organizations and contributing to research that seeks cure for disabling conditions.
ACCESSION #
43606146

 

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