HACKENSACK, NJ, AUGUST, 8 2017: The Bergen County Workforce Development Board’s (WDBs) Disabilities Committee is seeking nominations for the 1st Annual Excellence in Disability Employment Awards.Employees, employers (self-nominations are allowed), service recipients, service providers, family members, and the general public are encouraged to nominate outstanding Bergen County employer(s) that are diversifying their workforce by providing competitive integrated employment (CIE) opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Nomination forms are available at www.bergenworkforce.org. The deadline for nominations is September 8, 2017.
NOMINATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE IN DISABLITY EMPLOYMENT AWARDS
The recipient will be honored with the Excellence in Disability Employment Award at the “Salute to Champions Breakfast,” at Bergen Community College in Paramus, on October 27, 2017.
ABOUT THE BERGEN COUNTY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB)
The Bergen County Workforce Development Board (WDB), bergenworkforce.org, establishes policies, sets strategic direction, and provides oversight for employment and training services funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Bergen WDB also facilitates partnerships between local businesses with similar hiring and training needs. These services are provided at the Bergen One-Stop Career Center (BOSCC) in Bergen County to individuals who are seeking jobs and businesses that want to employ them. The BOSCC is designed to provide a full range of services through different workforce system partners all under one roof.