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Billionaire Urges Disability Hiring

October 15, 2014

One of the richest people in the world is calling on employers to join him in hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and Best Buddies founder Anthony Shriver kicked off a new campaign Tuesday to encourage expanded employment opportunities for people with intellectual disability, autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other special needs. Dubbed "I'm in to Hire," the awareness campaign calls on people - whether they are in a position to hire individuals with disabilities or not - to sign an online pledge to advocate for inclusive workplaces. To read more, click here

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