Utah Executive Order (Model Employer for People with Disabilities)


Governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr., declares that, “Utah state government will strive to become the model employer of qualified people with disabilities…”

“Some programmatic components [of the executive order] include, a promotional outreach campaign to recruit qualified people with disabilities, specific programs within executive branch state agencies to recruit qualified people with disabilities, and a Task Force consisting of representatives of the Utah Department of Human Resource Management, the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, The Governor's Committee for Employment of People with Disabilities, the Department of Workforce Services, and the Division of Risk Management… [Agencies are] charged with reviewing and proposing additional strategies to put Utah state government on the cutting edge of employing qualified people with disabilities...”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Executive Orders
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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