Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Minnesota WorkForce Center signs agreement with US Labor Department to serve customers with disabilities in integrated settings

OASAM News Release: June 9, 2014
Contact Name: Clarisse Young
Phone Number: (202) 693-5051

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it has entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve allegations of disability discrimination by an American Job Center in Burnsville, Minnesota. The U.S. Labor Department's Civil Rights Center investigated a complaint claiming that the Dakota County Burnsville WorkForce Center required a customer who was perceived to have a disability to attend an orientation for a vocational rehabilitation program before it would permit her to receive services that were not limited to individuals with disabilities.

Full Story: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/oasam/OASAM20141059.htm

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