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Nov 28, 2012, 08:00 ET

Survey Shows Greater Acceptance, Confidence and Support For Employing People Who are Blind or Have Significant Disabilities

 According to a survey released today by the U.S. AbilityOne Commission™, Americans have growing confidence in the work capabilities of...

Jun 07, 2012, 16:06 ET
AbilityOne Employees Visit Capitol Hill to Talk Jobs for People with Disabilities.  (PRNewsFoto/AbilityOne)

AbilityOne Employees Visit Capitol Hill to Talk Jobs for People with Disabilities

 Approximately 38 employees of the AbilityOne® Program from more than 23 states across the nation traveled to Washington, DC this week,...

May 17, 2012, 10:25 ET

Federal and Military Employers Honored for Support of AbilityOne

Program Provides Employment Opportunity to More Than 50,000 People with Disabilities  NISH, Creating Employment Opportunities for...

Apr 23, 2012, 14:34 ET
Pictured (from left to right): William Behnke, Peckham staff; Calley Green, Peckham staff; Jenny Coon, Meijer Fresh Assembly Manufacturing Manager;  Mitch Tomlinson, Peckham staff; Terry Shamblin, Meijer Director of Manufacturing; Chris Stream, NISH North Central Region Executive Director; Rick Keyes, Meijer EVP of Supply Chain Operations.  (PRNewsFoto/AbilityOne Program)

Meijer Receives the Community Award for Best Commercial Business Partnership in Support of the AbilityOne Program

Meijer, a Grand Rapids-based retailer with stores throughout Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, has been honored with the community...

Sep 10, 2009, 09:52 ET

AbilityOne, USO Unite to Support Wounded Warriors

Alliance Reflects Commitment to United We Serve The AbilityOne Program, the largest single source of U.S. employment for people who are blind...