BARTON — The Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities recently announced the employer award recipients for the 2019 Spirit of the ADA awards.
EM Brown & Son in Barton was one of the employers recognized for hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.
The award was presented to Art LaPlante and Mark Royer
The awards are given to employers who reflect the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act in their employment practices.
Awardees successfully met the following criteria:
1. Recruitment outreach and equal accessibility in the application, interviewing and hiring procedures for people with disabilities.
2. Use of on-the-job accommodations, modifications, progressive employment methods, and/or creative solutions for successful training and employment of people with disabilities.
3. Accessible physical structures, buildings, work stations and equipment, and services.
4. Support for the employment of a person(s) with a disability as an overall employment strategy.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.