Employment

March 31, 2017

Internships Available with Member Companies in 2017 and 2018 | Sign Up Today

In the past 12 months, we have added businesses across New York State as members to our business leadership network. These businesses are interested in employing people with disabilities. We are being asked by some of the businesses to put together a coalition of students/graduates interested in beginning their career.  To do this, they have offered us over 100 internships and entry-level positions to offer to our community!  These businesses include: J.P. Morgan Chase, M&T
December 22, 2017

Our Ability Alliance Annual Report 2017: Employment New York

Employment New York 2017 Our Ability Alliance Annual Report: Where We Stand in New York State and How to Move Forward Executive Summary In September 2014, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Order 136 establishing New York State as an employment first state and assigning the Employment First Commission (EFC) to develop the State’s employment first policy. The EFC issued a report in March 2015 which contained three major goals: 5% increase in the employment rate of
January 18, 2018

Employment First in NY – in Name Only

January 2018 – John Robinson Gov. Cuomo came out with his budget one week after the State of the State (in which he never mentioned disability). In November 2017, Our Ability had the chance to sit down and request funding to continue our initiative to employ individuals with disabilities in New York. We requested funds to continue our support of the Employment First initiative. In the 2014 Employment First executive order, Gov. Cuomo stated: Equality
April 28, 2018

Donald Trump – The Ignorant President