The following is a new release from the office of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities:
Moments after taking the oath of office, Governor Mike DeWine signed Executive Order 2019-03D, which established Ohio as a Disability Inclusion State and Model Employer of Individuals with Disabilities. To reinforce his commitment to Ohioans with disabilities, H.B. 110 included presenting the Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award during October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) to employers who meet the criteria for having a workplace inclusive of individuals with disabilities.
Businesses of any size are encouraged to apply for this award. Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities invites Ohio employers to complete this Application Form to be considered for the award. More information, along with a PDF of the application, can be found on our website. The deadline for submission is 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Winners will be announced in early October 2022.
In this video, Governor DeWine and OOD Director Miller explain the award and encourage applications.