Media Advisory - Dr. Jennifer Arnold, reality TV star of TLCs hit show The
Little Couple, and Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services to
address top employers at disability conference

New Employer Study to be released: find out what Ontario's HR Executives really think when considering hiring people with disabilities

TORONTO, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - Dr. Jennifer Arnold, reality TV star of TLCs hit show The Little Couple and the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Ontario's Minister of Community and Social Services, will address Ontario's top employers at a conference hosted by the Job Opportunity Information Network (JOIN), Toronto Region - a network for people with disabilities and employers.

At the same time, JOIN will release a new in-depth study of Senior Human Resources Executives that pulls back the curtain on what plays into employer's decisions when considering hiring people with disabilities.

The day-long conference, Employing Individuals with Disabilities: Strategies on Inclusion, Recruitment and Retention, will help educate business leaders on how to work with the disability community, and on how to better employ and retain persons with disabilities.

    
    Event:    Opening address by Minister, Afternoon address by Dr. Arnold,
              Employer Study release and photo ops
    Date:     Thursday, November 5, 2009
    Time:     8:50 a.m., Minister's Address; 10:30am Employer Study Release,
              1:30 p.m. Dr. Arnold's Address, conference until 4 p.m.
    Location: InterContinental Hotel, 225 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario
    

Please note the media release will be available at 9:00 AM on November 5th at www.joininfo.ca.

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For further information: For further information: Amanda Galbraith, Playbook Communications, Tel: (416) 690-5777 ext. 162, Cel: (416) 710-3211, amanda@playbookcommunications.com

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