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Dialogue Coming Soon
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) created a Financial Toolkit specifically designed to cover every stage of employment through a financial lens for people with disabilities. This dialogue will help seek ideas to ensure that everyone has equal access to economic advancement and financial education opportunities, as well as gather information on best practices and existing resources.
Dialogue Coming Soon
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is hosting this dialogue to gather ideas for policies, practices, strategies, and approaches that will support inclusive apprenticeships and assist in its' efforts to foster and grow apprenticeship opportunities that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Final Report Coming Soon
The U.S. Department of Labor hosted this online dialogue to better understand and identify solutions for overcoming current and historical barriers in employment policies and programs, and to identify ways to advance worker equity for everyone, including people with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Labor hosted this national online dialogue to gather input and ideas to understand the barriers that continue to limit the full participation of women in the workforce and to determine how best to provide resources to support women workers and create a more equitable economy.
The U.S. Department of Labor gathered ideas on the best ways to reach and inform teens about avoiding workplace hazards; the types of work they are allowed to do; age restrictions for work hours; employer wage requirements; employment training, including apprenticeships; and workplace discrimination.
A Public Dialogue
Read the final report on considerations for the future design of AVs that will accommodate the needs of people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. The dialogue was held in conjunction with the U.S. Access Board's series of four virtual meetings on making AVs accessible to passengers with disabilities.
Effecting Policy Change Through Crowdsourcing: ePolicyWorks National Online Dialogues
The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is pleased to host an important series of online dialogues to engage stakeholders in the policymaking process. Brought to you through the use of leading-edge crowdsourcing tools, these online dialogues are interactive platforms of collaboration. They enable ODEP to work with their partners to enlist the public's input on key policy issues related to the employment of people with disabilities by channeling the brainpower of our federal partners, disability advocacy and service provider organizations, employer groups, and other stakeholders.
Now, it's your turn to join the conversation. At ODEP, we rely on the insights and ideas of people like you to deeply understand the challenges faced by people with disabilities across the country. More importantly, your voice helps ODEP and our partners identify solutions, create policy and effect change that positively impacts the employment of people with disabilities.