Researchers awarded $4.375 million grant to study best practices for hiring and retaining workers with disabilities

Virginia Commonwealth University has received a new Rehabilitation Research and Training Center grant of $4.375 million to investigate the most successful business practices which companies utilize to hire and retain workers with disabilities.

The grant, from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research in the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services, will fund four studies, the largest and most significant of which will take place in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia Health System, a long term leader in diversity and hiring of persons with disabilities.

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