What is the Employment First Strategy?Extract from http://humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/employment-first.html
Employment provides us all with the opportunity to make more money, learn new skills, build new relationships and feel a closer connection to our community. But Albertans with disabilities have a 15 per cent lower workforce participation rates than average due to a number of challenges including transportation difficulties and public perceptions.
The Alberta Employment First Strategy calls on governments, employers, agencies, and Albertans to work together to welcome more people with disabilities into our workplaces.
Click here for the second draft of the Employment First Stategy document.