Lucy Gafford

UNT, Workforce Commission to Use $12.7M Grant to Create Texas Beacons of Excellence

by | Nov 28, 2022

University of North Texas Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment (UNT WISE), in partnership with Texas Workforce Commission, announced it will use a $12.7 million grant to create the Texas Beacons of Excellence to help employers enhance their skills in recruiting, retaining, and accommodating employees with disabilities.

The goal is to educate employers who use subminimum wage contracts about the benefits of competitive, integrated employment, according to a statement....