Keep up with the latest LEAD Center information as well as breaking news about employment, policy and economic advancement for people with disabilities.
President Obama included workers with disabilities in an executive order he signed today raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10/hour.
The LEAD Center released recently the report from its first bi-annual 2013 Policy Roundtable held July 17-18, 2013 in Washington, DC.
This Thursday, January 30 at 3 p.m. ET the White House Office of Public Engagement will re-launch its disability community conference White House call featuring a senior Administration official.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released recently new regulations on state Medicaid home and community-based service (HCBS) programs.
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor released a new policy brief recently on health care transition and employment.
The Dec. 19, 2013 update features stories on the closing of Massachusetts sheltered workshops, various state Medicaid expansion efforts, the newly extended ACA compliance deadline, HHS grants to community health centers and mental health parity...
On Friday, November 15, the LEAD Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).
October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) kicked off today with the 2013 “Because We Are All Equal to the Task” Campaign.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently announced continued funding of the LEAD Center, a project of National Disability Institute.
Recently, Vice President Biden announced two ...