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New Resource to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities

A new resource from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) aims to boost the participation of people with disabilities in “competitive integrated employment.” The Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) Transformation Hub centralizes practical guidance, policy information, and evidence-based practices that can benefit people with disabilities, their families, employers, employment service providers, and state agencies. Competitive integrated employment guarantees that individuals with disabilities are paid “competitive wages and work in environments where the majority of employees do not have disabilities.” The hub includes resources from multiple federal agencies and categorizes information according to audience, with sections for individuals and families, employment service providers, employers, and state agencies. For more details, read the news release announcing that the US Department of Labor Unveils New Resource to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment for People with Disabilities. To access this new resource, visit the ODEP webpage on the CIE Transformation Hub.