NY1 Interview with Carol Glazer: Changing Attitudes Towards Workers with Disabilities

Aug 15, 2018

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With the unemployment rate at 3.9 percent, companies are desperate for workers. Yet, employers often either don’t consider recruiting from the disability community when looking for workers or are afraid to hire them. Spectrum News-NY1’s “In Focus with Cheryl Wills” takes a deep dive into the changing attitudes towards including employees with disabilities in the workplace.

In a two-part interview, Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on Disability, Victor Calise, commissioner, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of the ADAPT Community Network, dig into how companies can successfully onboard talent with disabilities.

Watch the First Segment | Watch the Second Segment


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