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Employment First

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Illinois companies are putting Employment First when it comes to employing workers with disabilities.


Every person in the Land of Lincoln should have the opportunity – regardless of the challenges they face – to pursue their dreams and achieve their full potential. Our goal is to make Illinois the nation’s leading employer of people with disabilities.

Illinois’ state agencies, employers, and nonprofits are banding together to provide best practices, guidance, and implementation assistance to employers that want to make recruiting and hiring people with disabilities a priority: putting employment first.

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