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States Offered $15 Million To Spur Disability Employment

April 17, 2015View for printing

Federal officials want existing job training programs to better serve people with disabilities and they're putting up millions of dollars to make it happen.

The U.S. Department of Labor said this week that $15 million is on the table for the effort. The new funding is intended to be used by state workforce agencies to create "flexible and innovative strategies" to grow participation of people with disabilities in federally-funded job training programs.

By Shaun Heasley

Full Story: http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/ ... ment/20218/
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