What are the best ways to educate teens about their workplace rights, what they can and cannot do on the job, what hours they may work, workplace hazards and exposure controls, and other relevant work-related concerns?
Six agencies within DOL hosted this effort to gather ideas that will help guide DOL's efforts to eradicate labor trafficking and other types of labor abuses.
Participants shared ideas about (1) addressing health risks; (2) balancing self-determination and health; and (3) addressing increased unemployment.
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.