Exceptional Employers Honored by State


State Policies & Initiatives: 

~~“Ten businesses that hire people with disabilities were recognized by the state of Florida today for being exceptional employers of people with special abilities. The businesses from around the state were honored with a plaque made by individuals with unique abilities. The 12th annual celebration was held at Tallahassee City Hall as part of recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month.

 The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), Blind Services, and Vocational Rehabilitation presented the Exceptional Employer Awards to companies that have made a strong commitment to employing people with special abilities.  Event sponsors were the Able Trust, City of Tallahassee, and RESPECT of Florida.

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Other
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), Blind Services,
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