Media Advisory: Governor to Receive Second Expect Employment Report

Monday, October 05, 2015 | 1:18pm

NASHVILLE—In its second annual report to Gov. Haslam, the Employment First Task Force will highlight its progress toward increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Employment First is the strategy adopted in Tennessee and other states that makes community-based integrated employment the first and preferred employment service option for youth and adults with significant disabilities.

Gov. Haslam established the Employment First Task force with Executive Order No. 28.  Read more about Employment First in Tennessee at this link: http://tn.gov/didd/topic/employment-first

Who: Governor Haslam, DIDD Commissioner Payne, members of the Employment First Task Force, and people with disabilities

When: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

              10:45 a.m. (CDT)

Where: Old Supreme Court Chambers, State Capitol, Nashville, TN

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities