Puget Sound Personnel

Resources for Employers

The following website links provide valuable information on disability issues and employment.

U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
Part of a national initiative to increase work opportunities for people with disabilities, this site offers information on policy analysis, technical assistance, innovative practices and strategies, plus education and outreach.

Job Accommodation Network
Provides technical assistance on job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
U.S. Department of Justice web resource offers information and technical assistance on the ADA.

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC) Northwest
Valuable tools and links to assist businesses with their compliance efforts to the ADA.

Diversity World
A valuable resource on employment issues and workforce diversity. Monthly online newsletters by Denise Bissonnette and Rob McInnes are both insightful and inspiring.

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Money to Spend

People with disabilities represent $1 trillion in annual aggregate consumer spending. Savvy companies will capitalize on their presence in the workforce to influence the development of products and services targeted to their needs.*

* U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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