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MDI Shines Spotlight on Value of Inclusive Work Environments

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 2, 2017 – Nearly 12 percent of the U.S. population lives with a disability, but people with disabilities are employed at just half the rate of those without. In observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, MDI aims to help change that. A plastics manufacturer, production services provider and social enterprise, MDI provides an inclusive, supportive environment to employees with and without disabilities. To further the...

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In the late 1980s and early 90s I remember recognizing employers for their support of hiring people with disabilities each October for National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Our goal was to honor these employers and to bring visibility to the successful employment of people with disabilities, one solution to an employer’s hiring needs. More than 25 years later many people...