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Capitol Correspondence - 06.04.18

DOL Announces Theme for October National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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As announced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL):

“In keeping with the U.S. Department of Labor’s commitment to ensuring an American workforce for Americans of all abilities, this year’s official National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be “America’s Workforce: Empowering All,” the Department announced today.

‘President Trump’s administration is committed to ensuring that all Americans can access good, family-sustaining jobs. A workforce that empowers everyone is good for job seekers as well as job creators,’ said U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. ‘Over the past year, the unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities has significantly declined. Continued steady job creation will provide even more opportunities for all Americans to get hired and provide for their families.’

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For more information about NDEAM, including specific ideas for how different types of organizations can participate, visit www.dol.gov/ndeam. The Department expects to make the official NDEAM poster available in July.”