October is Disability Employment Awareness Month
Updated: Oct 4, 2020
October is the 75th Anniversary of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). This year’s national theme is, “Increasing Access and Opportunity.”
In Florida, DEAM celebrates workers with disabilities and highlights employers who recognize the value inclusive hiring practices. The Able Trust encourages employers of any size and in any industry to participate.
Ways that your business can be involved include: hosting a virtual workplace tour for job seekers with disabilities, launch a disability employee resource group (ERG), share your disability workforce inclusion success stories on social media, and review your business policies to ensure they convey a commitment to an inclusive workplace culture.