Nominees sought for Employment Leadership Awards

Nominations are being sought for the 2012 Employment Leadership Awards, which recognize organizations for their commitment to employing workers with disabilities.Presented by the New Hampshire Development Disabilities Council, the state Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Department of Health and Human Services, the awards honor employers whose inclusive policies and hiring practices allow people with disabilities to fairly compete for employment.Nominees are evaluated based on their efforts to create opportunities that assist people with disabilities to develop the skills they need to obtain competitive employment, adopt inclusive hiring practices that allow people with disabilities to fairly compete for employment and engage community partners to become a more diverse workplace.Deadline for nominations is June 22 and will only be accepted by email at nomination in Word format as an attached file.Applications in PDF format will not be accepted.For more information, contact Jim Hinson 603-419-9454 or David Ouellette at David.Ouellette@ddc.nh.govor 603-271-7040.