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Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Hosts Third Virtual Meeting

May 29, 2015

On May 11 and 12, 2015, the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, which was created under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), held its third meeting since first convening in January. During the meeting, presentations were made by various subcommittees, Department of Labor leadership from the Wage & Hour Division and the Office on Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), and the commissioner of the Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration. Testimony included information on Federal programs to increase employment, including ways to leverage health care programs, such as Medicaid waivers to increase workforce participation. For materials from the meeting, visit the Department of Labor website.