ePolicyWorks is a Web-based approach to policymaking that engages citizens and stakeholders in new and innovative ways. The initiative leverages the latest technology to address barriers to employment for people with disabilities and fosters real-time collaboration and communication around key issues.
the SEED team invites the disability community to submit ideas and feedback related to the Work Matters report, specifically policies that states can develop or implement to strengthen their role as model employers of people with disabilities.
Nadia Ibrahim and Lindsey Teel, employees of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, are working on transportation policy as it relates to the employment of people with disabilities. Their blog on autonomous vehicles shares their perspectives.
On Oct. 20, ePolicyWorks hosted “Autonomous Vehicles: Driving Employment for People with Disabilities” on Twitter. See participants’ insights on transportation technologies such as autonomous vehicles (AV) and how they can best serve to increase workplace participation for the disability community.