TITLE

Identifying Workers with Disabilities

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the 2011 Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities database of the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the Department of Defense (DOD) is made available to assist federal and private-sector employers in identifying workers with disabilities in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
57250273

 

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