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Pride month: Guidance for workforce professionals serving LGBTQ customers

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The U.S. Department of Labor has published guidelines and terminology to help workforce professionals effectively serve LGBT customers of the public workforce system and provide them with the knowledge, support, and guidance they need to be successful in their career planning and job search.

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Promote workplace inclusivity and expand your hiring pool

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Every October, U.S. employers are reminded of the opportunity they have to hire and retain a ready workforce that is often underutilized.

Find ideas to recruit candidates, engage, and support workers who have disabilities in your organization.

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How open are employers to hiring workers with criminal records?

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Workers with criminal records need jobs. Employers need a ready workforce.
Are employers ready for a meeting of minds?

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Need to post job openings? Try your state job bank

Job banks offer an easily accessible online location for organizations to post job openings, and job seekers to search and apply for open positions.

Posting your job openings on online job boards can get your positions in front of high numbers of job seekers.

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Resources for Corrections Educators

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To support career and employment goals for those with a criminal record, CareerOneStop offers targeted tools and resources, in formats that adapt to a variety of facilities and circumstances.

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Build an inclusive work culture

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If you work for one of the many employers that want to create a more inclusive workplace, but lack the knowledge or creativity to come up with ideas, take advantage of some recommendations from the experts.

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From incarceration to employment

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Reentry week, April 24-28, 2017, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Justice, calls attention to the approximately 600,000 citizens who will leave incarceration this year and return to their communities and families.

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5 ways to make your workplace inclusive for people with invisible disabilities

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An increasing number of people live with disabilities that other people can’t tell they have just by looking at them.

Here are five things you can do for people with invisible disabilities in the workplace—whether you’re a boss or a co-worker

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Job accommodations bring jobs within reach

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A disability can make some jobs unattainable—or unsustainable. But job accommodations can bring many jobs within reach.

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Labor laws protect vulnerable workers

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Did you know that everyone who works in the United States has the same workplace rights?

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