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DRW Quoted in Green Bay Press-Gazette Article Re: Competitive Wage Employment

The Green Bay Press-Gazette quotes DRW regarding new federal guidance that encourages Wisconsin to increase competitive wage employment in the community for persons with disabilities.

“Far too many people with disabilities are employed or living in segregated communities,” said Lisa Pugh, public policy coordinator for Disability Rights Wisconsin, a nonprofit that advocates for people with disabilities. “Our organization supports the idea that everyone has the capacity to work . . . Agencies need to do a better job of helping developmentally disabled workers find and keep jobs in the general workforce.”

Read the full article here:

Federal Government Requires State to Take Closer Look at Disabled Workers.