Disabilities Advocate Gives Guv Hiring Idea

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Description: “Gov. Ned Lamont had just finished stating that Connecticut has tens of thousands of jobs it can’t fill.

Herb Kolodny responded with a pitch for how to fill some of them: hire more people with disabilities to fill the state’s labor shortage.

Lamont had finished his cheesecake and two of the three raspberries on the plate and mounted the stage at Hamden’s Whitney Center. He told the crowd that there are tens of thousands of jobs in Connecticut that employers can’t fill. Once he had finished his speech and the question and answer portion of the program had begun, a man sitting a few tables away from Lamont’s neglected raspberry stood up.

“I have a request more than a question,” Kolodny said.” – (New Haven Independent)

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