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October is Proclaimed as Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 28, 2018

Disability Employment Awareness Month

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota.

Through DEAM, the state aims to raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Presented

September 28, 2018

2018 Governor’s Awards Presented

Gov. Dennis Daugaard presented the 2018 Governor’s Awards on September 25th to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.

To read complete details on the Governor's Awards that were presented, select the following link to view it: http://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=23830.

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2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

September 21, 2018

2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2018 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Sept. 25.

The event will be held in the Capitol Rotunda inside the South Dakota State Capitol Building located at 500 E. Capitol Ave. in Pierre starting at 10a.m. CDT.

A reception will follow at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo center located at 210 Verendrye Dr. in Ft. Pierre.

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Business Benefits for Hiring a Diverse Workforce

Why Diverse Hiring Makes You A Better Business Owner

May 24, 2018

This post is the last in a three-part series focusing on the many benefits that employees with disabilities bring to the workplace. And now it’s time to go straight to the top. Let’s talk about you!     

Diverse hiring makes you a better business owner. Here’s how.

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Retain Employees Who Acquire a Disibility

5 Reasons To Retain Employees Who Acquire A Disability

May 10, 2018

Employee turnover can be expensive. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, employee replacement costs can reach up to 50 to 60 percent of an employee’s annual salary!

Here are 5 reasons to retain employees who acquire a disability.

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