SMEC Honors 50 Employers Who Hire The Disabled
Jayme Seguin with WBSM's Jim Phillips. She's been working for 20 years at Pub 99 in Dartmouth, setting and clearing tables. She was supported at her work-site by the Southeastern Massachusetts Education Collaborative, an organization committed to helping people with disabilities find jobs. On Thursday, the Collaborative honored more than 50 employers who hired the disabled in Greater New Bedford. Angel Jusino has hired several people with disabilities to work at Market Basket-New Bedford.
Applebees, Olive Garden and Southcoast Hospitals were among the 50 employers honored at the Wamsutta Club in New Bedford.