Gov. Scott Honors Businesses Committed to Hiring Individuals with Disabilities
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Governor Rick Scott recognized seven businesses today at the 8th annual Exceptional Employers Awards for their commitment to employing people with disabilities. The annual Exceptional Employers Awards ceremony was held in celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Governor Scott said, "These businesses have done an incredible job in providing jobs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities. We have to support families’ efforts to find jobs for their loved ones, and that’s why my Florida Families First Budget invested $500,000 to provide job training skills for individuals with disabilities.
“This is also why I issued an executive order to support state agency efforts to improve employment outcomes for persons with disabilities in the Sunshine State.”...