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Celebrating the diverse abilities of Langley employees in the workplace

By Langley Advance News |

At the home stretch of September, disability awareness month, WorkBC has kick-started an inclusive employer campaign to continue the conversation of diversity in the workplace.

October is inclusion month, an initiative WorkBCInclusion Langley, and the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) are marking with bright blue balloons.

If a local employer wishes to signify to the public and potential employees that they have or are open to hiring someone with a disability, these balloons are available to decorate businesses.

WorkBC held a breakfast Thursday morning, where 22 employers came to hear about different ways they could make their business more inclusive.

Questions periods, networking opportunities, and blue balloons were all made available as several speakers discussed ways employers can help foster inclusion.

Annette Borrows, president of CASE, spoke to the crowd about the stigmas many employers let stop them from hiring someone with a disability.

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