Georgia House Resolution 642

Georgia

 “WHEREAS, an ‘Employment First’ policy provides that employment should be the first and preferred option for all people, regardless of their disability, and that employment in the general workforce at or above the minimum wage is the first and preferred option for all working age citizens with disabilities.”
 
“WHEREAS, an Employment First policy established by the State of Georgia would require the collaboration of all involved state agencies, including the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Department of Education, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, and the Department of Community Health, in aligning their programs and resources to such end.”
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
08/17/2015
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