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"Opening the Doors of Small Business to People with Disabilities: Moving Up the Ramp" – Webinar
April 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

This webinar, presented by the Employer Assistance and Resource Network, will help small businesses learn about employing people with disabilities.  Topics include the lower than anticipated costs of workers' compensation, health care and accommodations; the benefits of employing people with disabilities, including retention, productivity, attendance, safety, team performance and financial incentives; and best practices and employment strategies. The webinar is presented by EARN, The Conference Board, and the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR). See www.askearn.org for details.