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Best Practices in Employee Retention and Return-to-Work: An In-Depth Look Inside an Exemplary American Corporation

LEAD Center

ODEP and the LEAD Center studied best practices at a large, successful U.S. corporation to learn about and document effective retention and return-to-work policies and practices.

Summary Description from a Disability Perspective - Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Workforce Development Activities) Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

LEAD Center

This policy brief outlines, from the disability perspective, key provisions of two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) pertaining to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), i.e.,...

Summary Description of Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (State Vocational Rehabilitation Program) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LEAD Center

The purpose of this policy brief is to provide a summary of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability: March 30, 2015

LEAD Center

The March 2015 update features stories on a new NCD/NASDDS joint report on home and community-based services, a new report on mental health in the workplace and mental health parity laws, a New...

What Every Employer Needs to Know: Key Success Factors for Hiring People with Disabilities

The Hartford | Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

In this March 2015 report, disability experts announce research that found 80 percent of people with disabilities achieved their career goals at an acceptable level or higher when they had...

Kansas Employment First Oversight Commission 2015 Report to the Governor and Kansas Legislature

State of Kansas | Kansas Employment First Oversight Commission

As detailed in this report, Kansas has undertaken several initiatives regarding employment for people with disabilities. The Commission believes these initiatives are positive developments and can be...