Overcoming Barriers to Employ Those with Disabilities - 5:10
with Sara Grivetti of the Disability Network/Michigan
Posted Oct 29, 2019
According to a 2018 report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment-population ratio was 19.1 percent among those with a disability. Sara Grivetti, Chief Executive Officer of the Disability Network/Michigan, joins host Laurel Hess for a discussion on the value of partnerships with employers to employ those with disabilities.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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