Assesses the strategies that United States and United Kingdom Public Employment Services have used to meet more complex employment support needs of people with disabilities.

In this report, the authors examine the experience of the United States and United Kingdom in developing effective strategies for providing integrated employment service delivery. It analyzes the concept of a public workforce system that provides a One-Stop system to promote the employment of persons with disabilities. The report examines what works and what does not work and provides a roadmap to improving employment services to individuals with disabilities. The report identifies 12 strategies to strengthen integrated employment service delivery system and to assist individuals with disabilities in gaining and maintaining productive employment. Implementing these strategies can benefit customers with a disability, business, the taxpayer, who will subsequently be paying less for disability assistance, and society, which gains the productive skills of qualified individuals. (Abstractor: Author and Website Staff)

Full publication title: US and UK Routes to Employment:Strategies to Improve Integrated Service Delivery to People with Disabilities