The Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee For Employment of Individuals With Disabilities is proud to present its first annual Educate Empower Employ Luncheon to be held October 13th at the College of the Canyons Institute of Culinary Education Facility.
This hosted luncheon is free for C-level Executives and HR Professionals who are employing or intend to employ people with disabilities.
Employment law expert Brian Koegle of Poole & Shaffery L.L.P. will provide an update on the latest legal obligations for employers interested in hiring people with disabilities. The Economic Development Corporation will also be on hand to present a disability policy update. We have also scheduled a presentation from our banner sponsor, Boston Scientific. Boston Scientific will relate the story of their journey to becoming a disability-Inclusive employer. The program will conclude with a presentation of acknowledgement to SCV employers who have demonstrated a commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities.
Please join the Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee, Mayor Bob Kellar and distinguished representatives from local businesses for a unique culinary experience and informative presentation on the issue of hiring individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
WHEN: Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:00 PM
WHERE: COC – Institute of Culinary Education Facility
If you have questions about the event or would like your company considered for recognition, call Ken Wiseman at 661-705-7592.
The Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities seeks to 1. EDUCATE employers on the benefits and social responsibility that come with employing individuals with disabilities. 2. EMPOWER employers to hire individuals with disabilities by providing them with essential information and other resources. 3. Increase EMPLOYMENT in the Santa Clarita Valley by working to reduce barriers to hiring individuals with disabilities.
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