Category: Employment for People with Disabilities
Young people need improved social, educational and financial supports, and easier access to them, in order to curb East Ontario’s rising unemployment rate for residents aged 15 to 24.
The Shaping Accessible Employment Practices Workshop Series can be used to integrate accessibility and inclusion into workplace policies and practices, from recruitment to retirement.
Last week, we invested $2 million in 39 local programs that will support the people who are still struggling as the province begins to reopen. Read more about how we’re bolstering Indigenous and Black mental health, and fighting food insecurity, social isolation, learning loss and more.
Over the past ten years, the Employment Accessibility Resource Network has helped more than 5,600 people with disabilities find jobs. Reaching this milestone has been a collective effort.
It can no longer be the case that persons with disabilities are so vastly underrepresented in the labour market. United Way’s Employment Accessibility Resource Network is calling on the community to help tackle the issue.