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UN Challenges Businesses To Hire More On The Spectrum

The leader of the United Nations is calling on businesses around the world to step up and do their part in employing people with autism. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is launching a “call to action,” urging employers to make “concrete commitments” to hire those on the spectrum. “We encourage public offices, corporations and small businesses to […]

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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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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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Advantages Of Hiring A Person With A Disability – Employer’s Perspective

This week’s blog was written by Annie Geiger, the Regional Human Resources Specialist for Central Ohio, Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Ohio Regions at Fifth Third Bank. She is also the site contact for the UCP Fifth Third job site and an active three-year member of the UCP Business Advisory Committee (BAC). “I thought (joining the […]

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    Events on September 4, 2015
    • Executive Committee Meeting

      Starts: 8:30 am, September 4, 2015

      Ends: 9:30 am, September 4, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on September 11, 2015
    • Governance/Nominating Committee Meeting

      Starts: 8:00 am, September 11, 2015

      Ends: 9:00 am, September 11, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on September 14, 2015
    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, September 14, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, September 17, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on September 15, 2015
    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, September 14, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, September 17, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on September 16, 2015
    • New Employee Orientation

      Starts: 12:00 am, September 14, 2015

      Ends: 12:00 am, September 17, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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    Events on September 21, 2015
    • Board of Directors Meeting

      Starts: 4:00 pm, September 21, 2015

      Ends: 6:00 pm, September 21, 2015

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States

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