Collaborating and Coordinating with Employers: An Issue Brief
Although employers of all types have benefited from hiring people with disabilities, unemployment rates remain high. Closer collaboration between employers and disability employment initiatives is key
This comprehensive brief illustrates key research findings, outlines existing strategies and practices that are advancing the concept of disability and business collaboration, and provides resources that further illuminate effective strategies and examples of established collaborations
Elaine Katz, MS, CCC-SP, who is Kessler Foundation's vice president of Grant Programs and Special Initiatives, co-authored this Issue Brief with Richard Lueking, EdD, president of TransCen, Inc. Funding was provided by the US Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy.