Pennsylvania Employment First Executive Order Summary


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

“On March 10, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2016-03, “Establishing ‘Employment First’ Policy and Increasing Competitive-Integrated Employment for Pennsylvanians with a Disability.”…

Per the requirements of the executive order, a plan was developed and approved by the Governor in September 2016. Per Priority “Implement, monitor, and provide accountability” under the Executive Order Recommendations, this document serves as the progress report that is required to be delivered to the Governor’s Secretary for Policy and Planning within six months of Governor’s approval of the recommendations. This document lists accomplishments that have occurred, or are in the process of occurring, as a result of the goals and priorities set forth in the executive order.”

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Other
  • Customized Employment
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Data Sharing
  • Department of Transportation, Department of Human Services
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