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A Mayo based employment and disability organisation has launched an ambitious project to encourage 50 Irish employers to commit to offering one job to a person with disability by April 2015.
The IASE, a national organisation headquartered in Belmullet which promotes equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, is celebrating 20 years of leading the way when it comes to developing more inclusive workplaces.
A Belmullet based national employment organisation has played a leading role in a pan European project to develop new resources, which could support more individuals from marginalised or disadvantaged groups into the workplace.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is taking part today in a major nationwide day of awareness called Job Shadow Day, to promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Inclusive recruitment is good for business. That was the message to Mayo employers at a recent Open Door breakfast seminar in the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar.
Some 17,710 people in Mayo have a disability, according to the latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Belmullet-based charity the Irish Association of Supported Employment will be running its fourth employment week in a fortnights time from Monday, April 22 to Sunday, April 28. Over the course of the week employment organisations, jobseekers and employers will showcase employment for people with disabilities through a variety of themed events, seminars and a national publicity campaign to raise awareness of employment for people with disabilities throughout the week.
The Irish Association for Supported Employment (IASE) has called for businesses in Mayo to participate in the sixth annual National Supported Employment Week (22 to 28 April). Job Shadow Day (24 April) is the highlight of the week and will see hundreds of people with disabilities shadow a workplace mentor as he or she goes about a normal working day.
A contingent of Mayo people were pitch side in Croke Park a little earlier than usual this year— with ministerial approval.
In an effort to increase awareness, the agency that promotes employment for people with disabilities across the region chose the occasion of the release of its 10th annual report in Athlone this week (October 14) to re-brand itself as EmployAbility Midlands.