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Capitol Correspondence - 10.15.18

DOL Hosts National Disability Employment Awareness Month Event; Online Viewing Available

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On October 30, 2018 from 2-3pm ET, the Department of Labor will host an event in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Online viewing will be available via WebEx (details below). The event will feature comments by: Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Jennifer Sheehy,  Acting Director of Federal Contract Compliance Craig Leen, and National Council on Disabilities Chairman Neil Romano. Additionally, the event will unveil the latest PSA announcement by the Campaign for Disability Employment.

Register here for both online and in-person attendance.

  • For in-person attendance, the address is 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210.
  • For online viewing, the WebEx information is:
    • Meeting password: Welcome!68
    • Call-in number: 800-369-3355
    • Attendee access code: 7858040
    • The link to view the event will be available to you after registration.