A new "Employment First" bill crafted to help disabled Mainers land jobs got an enthusiastic reception today at a legislative hearing, and attracted dozens of supporters. Sponsored by Maine Senate President Justin Alfond, the bill directs state agencies to coordinate their efforts in making employment the first priority when disabled Mainers turn to the state for help.Read or listen to the MPBN story.
Friday, May 31, 2013
"Employment First" Bill for Disabled Mainers
Earlier this month, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network reported on a bill that aims to support people with disabilities in obtaining jobs.