People With Disabilities: An Untapped and Diverse Labor Pool

People With Disabilities: An Untapped and Diverse Labor Pool

By Kevin Smith
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.@Albertsons and @Vons stores partner with nonprofits like @NewHorizonssfv to help people with disabilities train for jobs at grocery stores and reach their full potential
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:00am

CAMPAIGN: Employee Priorities

CONTENT: Article

Albertsons Companies,  which includes the Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions supermarket chains, is one of the businesses that employ people with disabilities.

“Our stores have relationships with nonprofits who work specifically to develop job skills for developmentally disabled workers. We look for people who can take care of customers and interact with them, and those are teachable skills.”

New Horizons, a North Hills-based nonprofit that helps people with disabilities reach their full potential, offers a “Go Grocery” program in partnership with Albertsons/Vons and the California Department of Rehabilitation.

Read the full article from Press Enterprise here.


Learn more about how Albertsons Companies prioritizes Diversity and Inclusion here