Posted by ROLAND REZNIK on August 01, 2016. 0 Comments
The United States Department of Labor is set to provide grants aimed towards growing employment opportunities for people within the disabled community. The federal funding is focusing on providing up to $109 million dollars to 27 states that have about 43 state workforce agencies. The goal is to improve employment rates for the disabled community.
People with disabilities seek work opportunities daily. The U.S. Department of Labor is trying to create training programs to prepare disabled workers for future employment. They plan to dedicate $15.6 million to states that are prepared to create projects to help improve the outcome of employment opportunities for disabled people.
The funding is scheduled to be distributed in grants ranging from $1.5 to $2.5 million spread across eight different grants. The project selection process has three demographic groups in mind. The groups include people with significant...