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June 30, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that “Increasing Access and Opportunity” is the 2020 theme for October’s annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year’s NDEAM observation, the nation’s 75th, will be one of the culminating events of DOL’s year–long observance of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which centers on the same theme. Read the DOL press release or learn more about NDEAM.
March 10, 2020
The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) and its funding entity, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), care about the health and safety of America’s workers, at all times. In response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, DOL has compiled a list of resources to help. Read the DOL press release and access DOL’s coronavirus web page.
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2020 marks the 75th observance of #NDEAM & #ADA30. The theme for both milestones is "Increasing Access and Opportunity." An official poster is now available in both English & Spanish. Download or order the poster from @USDOL’s website. https://t.co/aYNCqUbe0M https://t.co/fiusMJ8EoH
On 2/8/96, the #TelecommunicationsAct was revised to require manufacturers & service providers to ensure that equipment is accessible to & usable by individuals with disabilities. #DisabilityEmploymentHistory #ADA30 https://t.co/QwExxZPi34 https://t.co/UdlIm9ZA89
On 10/29/92, amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 were passed, emphasizing employment as the primary goal of vocational rehabilitation & mandating presumptive employability. #DisabilityEmploymentHistory #ADA30 https://t.co/QwExxZPi34 https://t.co/VEIU0LTMHw
Throughout 2020, @USDOL is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through a range of events & activities centered on the theme "Increasing Access and Opportunity." Learn more by visiting DOL's #ADA30 webpage. https://t.co/PZ8SkCi8rS https://t.co/qNOAgSn1dX
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