State focused on finding jobs for disabled



By Bill O’Boyle

The Pennsylvania departments of Labor & Industry, Human Services, and Education this week kicked off “Experience the Employment Connection 2017” — an initiative focused on helping individuals with disabilities find meaningful, competitive, integrated employment.

“When people with disabilities hold jobs and earn competitive wages, they can achieve greater independence and inclusion in the community,” Gov. Tom Wolf said in a press release. “However, far too many Pennsylvanians with disabilities are not working. The agencies who assist people with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining, or maintaining employment play a vital role not only in increasing their quality of life, but also in improving our communities.”

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