A free workshop will teach area employers and professionals about the many benefits of hiring individuals living with a disability. 

The Benefits of Disability in the Work Place workshop will happen Thursday, Nov. 3 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Eastside Educational Center, 2401 Scott Boulevard SE, Iowa City.

A panel of local business leaders will offer peer-to-peer perspective as well as a question-and-answer session. The workshop is best for human resources professionals, equal employment opportunity officials and other employment decision makers. 

The work session is free, but pre-registration is required. The workshop is limited to 30 people. It is recommended that you sign-up early to ensure a spot. Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Disabilities & Development, Arc of Southeast Iowa, the Iowa City Human Rights Commission and Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services. 

Date of publication

Friday, October 14, 2016