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Local groups work to employ people with disabilities

Published On: Oct 15 2013 07:49:06 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 15 2013 10:50:13 AM CDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The national unemployment rate is more than 7 percent, but did you know that the unemployment rate among people with disabilities is often double or triple that number?

That's a staggering amount of people not in the workforce.

Rick Walters, from the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Joe Michener, Director of Employment Services at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living, sat down with WFMZ's Eve Tannery to talk about this important issue.

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OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION - 610-821-6441