TITLE

ODEP's Martinez Reaches Out

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
PN;Dec2009, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the determination of director of the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Kathy Martinez to help disabled people. She was active in disability-rights movements before her appointment as director. She conveyed her determination to assure that disabled people are involved in all DOL programs and to push for their employment in DOL. She also has plans to reach other federal agencies to enhance their records in hiring disabled people.
ACCESSION #
45048092

 

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