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Employment: Businesses that Hire People with Disabilities

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New Sign Manpower offers their Access2Ability to transition people with disabilities into sustainable employment with leading employers nationwide. Initially launched in San Jose, Calif., the program works together in partnership with community organizations TransAccess, Project HIRED and the California State Department of Rehabilitation. Manpower's Access2Ability program has already enlisted several companies to commit to hiring individuals with disabilities, including Abbott and SVTC Technologies. Access2Ability is ManpowerGroup's national disability employment program. We collaborate with employers, state and federal agencies, professional associations and community-based organizations to recruit talented people with disabilities, including veterans. With a focus on your specific talent resourcing needs we create targeted, local recruitment strategies to identify and place qualified candidates - those with the skills and dedication to support your business objectives. ManpowerGroup's commitment to people with disabilities has been at the forefront of our workforce development for many years. Access2Ability focuses on the tremendous potential and ability of veterans and people with disabilities.

New Sign MGM Resorts International recruits and retains a full range of talent represented by candidates with diverse backgrounds. MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. They encourage you to explore their job opportunities. MGM Resorts International is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are able to perform the essential functions of the job. If you are a candidate in need of special assistance with the application process, or believe you require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of a job due to a disability, please contact their Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email talent@mgmresorts.com. MGM Resorts Diversity Inclusion provides opportunities for support for employees through Corporate Social Responsibility Councils and Employee Network Groups to reinforce inclusion teachings and practices, while providing communications and support networks for our champions as well as all other employees.

Walgreens, a model employer of people with disabilities has recently announced that it will be launching an initiative aimed at recruiting, training and hiring people with disabilities for positions at their retail stores. This comes after a highly successful initiative at their distribution centers, which has served as a model for other larger corporations. Through this new pilot program, Walgreens is partnering with local service providers to identify and train people with disabilities for jobs as cashiers and other retail positions. The program is currently in place in Dallas, Houston, Chicago and New York as well as parts of Wisconsin and Connecticut. Visit Walgreens Disability Inclusion to learn more about this and other initiatives targeting workers with disabilities.

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Abbott Diagnostics through Manpower's Access2Ability they can match their employment needs with valuable job skills of those who happen to have a disability. Workplace diversity and inclusiveness are part of their mission. - For more information, contact Abbott Diagnostics at 5440 Patrick Henry Dr., Santa Clara, California 95054, Phone: 408-982-4800.


Aspiritech provides a meaningful career track for adults on the autism spectrum by employing well-supervised, highly skilled and trained individuals to deliver exceptional software testing and other quality assurance services to a growing number of satisfied companies. For more information, visit Aspiritech, NFP, 427 Sheridan Road (inside the 425 Sheridan Rd. building), Highwood, Illinois 60040, Phone: 312-945-TEST (8378), Fax: 312-489-2297, or send e-mail to info@aspiritech.org

North Carolina

Bitty and Beau's Coffee Open Daily 8am-5pm, located 4949 New Centre Drive, Wilmington, NC. A Unique Experience - Bitty & Beauís Coffee is more than just a place to grab a cup of coffee Ė itís an experience. While the shop is run by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the customers love the products, they really come in for the unique customer service experience. Visit this article on this business We Need a Coffee Shop Like This One in Every Town


Broadscope Disability Services formerly known as United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Southeastern Wisconsin under Business Advisory Council offers a list of area businesses that are commited to the hiring of people with diverse abilities. UCP offers an Employment Services (ES) program that assists individuals with developmental disabilities in obtaining employment in order to achieve independent lives.

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