Haadsma Applauds the Adoption of Disability Employment Awareness Month Resolution

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 29, 2022 — Late last night, representatives passed House Resolution 357 declaring October 2022 as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Michigan. This resolution urges schools, businesses, governments and communities to further promote accessible, equitable and inclusive solutions to encourage employment for those with disabilities. This resolution also celebrates and recognizes the abilities and contributions individuals with disabilities have made in the workforce. After the passage of this resolution, state Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek) issued the following statement: 

“This resolution dedicates October for individuals with disabilities who day in and day out contribute in meaningful ways to their workplaces. They play so many important roles within our communities — making our workforce diverse and inclusive. Their work endlessly enriches the communities they serve.”

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