HIRING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

All Americans deserve equal opportunity employmentIn honor of the 29th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Representatives Josh Harder (D- CA-10) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) introduced H.R. 3992, the Disability Employment Incentive Act last month to encourage businesses to hire and retain more workers with disabilities, including veterans. The bill would incentivize the employment of people with disabilities by doubling three existing tax credits for businesses that employ disabled workers. Read more here….

To encourage your Representative to support this important bill, contact your legislator under ‘Find Your Elected Officials’ here and urge them to sign on! You can also thank @RepJoshHarder and @RepBrianFitz for introducing this bill as well Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) for introducing the Senate version of the bill, S. 255. You can also tag Sen. Casey @SenBobCasey. You can find more wonky bill information here if you want to read more…..