Tag Archives: Disability Employment

Organizational Employment Training & Transition to Community Employment

UCP of Greater Cleveland is in the process of developing a curriculum for our Organizational Employment** (OE) clients that will help them identify a path to employment. Right now UCP’s main focus is giving our staff the tools they will need to help the clients make the appropriate transition. Once the staff are trained, they […]

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Report: People With Disabilities Paid A Third Less

Workers with disabilities earn 37 percent less than their typically-developing peers, on average, even in cases where they have similar levels of education, a new analysis finds. In 2011, people with disabilities took in 63 cents for every dollar paid to workers without disabilities. For those with a high school diploma, the wage gap amounted […]

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Feds Inch Closer To Disability Hiring Goal

The federal government added people with disabilities to its payroll at a higher rate last year than at any other time in the last three decades. More than 16,000 people with disabilities were hired by the U.S. government during fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management. That brought […]

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Donald Hartmiller

Upon first meeting Donald Hartmiller, it is evident that he is a determined, confident young man who has a very bright future ahead of him. Donald became a client of UCP of Greater Cleveland’s Community Employment Program back in 2010. He was first placed at Home Lending Source where some of his jobs included inputting […]

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Sharita Taylor

Sharita Taylor is a UCP contract employee at PNC Bank Processing Center in Cleveland. She first started coming to UCP in October 2009, a few months after she graduated from Jane Adams Business Career Center. The focus of her education was business and medical tech clerical work. The first after-school job Sharita had helped her […]

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