Free Employer Workshop on Disabilities in the Workplace on March 13

The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation is hosting an employer workshop about the benefits and resources for employing individuals with disabilities on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 250 N. 1950 W. #B in Salt Lake City.

This is an excellent opportunity for human resources, recruiters and supervisors to learn more about hiring and retaining individuals with disabilities. Attendees will meet with specialists and learn more about resources available to support employees with disabilities in the workplace.

Check-in and a continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the event beginning promptly at 9:00 a.m. Registration is free and lunch is also provided. For questions, contact Thomas Smith at 801-887-0282 or Click here to register online.

Morning session topics include the following:

  • Vocational rehabilitation 
  • Employment resources 
  • Job posting possibilities 
  • Tax credits and incentives 
  • Accommodations 
  • Myths of hiring people with disabilities 
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments (ADAAA) 
  • Specific disability issues 
  • Utah Business Leadership Network (UTBLN) 
  • Section 503 Federal Contracts 

Optional afternoon session: 

“No Stupid Questions” Panel (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Have you ever wondered if blind individuals are musically inclined or if Deaf individuals have heightened vision? This is the time to ask. Join a panel of individuals with disabilities for a real conversation about disability issues. Click here to register for the afternoon session.

View the event flyer.