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PG&E Among Nation's 50 Best Companies For Supporting People With Disabilities
Strong Commitment to Inclusion Recognized by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 16, 2013 12:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) was recognized by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine as one of the nation's "Top 50 Employers for Persons with Disabilities," according to the magazine's January 2013 issue.
The annual list recognizes corporations for their commitment to employees with disabilities. The magazine's readers nominated the companies that they would most like to work for or believe would provide a progressive environment for people with disabilities. This is the first time that PG&E is included in CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine's "Top 50 Employers for Persons with Disabilities" list.
As a part of the commitment to diversity and inclusion, PG&E strives to ensure that its online application process is accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. All opportunities are available at www.pge.com/careers.
In addition, PG&E helps increase cognizance and understanding of disability issues through its Access Network Employee Resource Group (ERG). This ERG provides knowledge, support and company resources to employees and their families by collaborating with community based organizations, promoting volunteerism, and providing education.
"In line with PG&E's core value in diversity and inclusion, Access Network ERG focuses on providing support to all employees whether directly impacted or seeking a greater awareness of disability issues," said Laurie Giammona, PG&E's vice president of Customer Service and sponsoring officer of Access Network. "This recognition is a credit to the ERG's commitment to living PG&E's values as we provide safe, reliable gas and electric service to diverse customers and communities."
For information on PG&E's diversity and inclusion efforts and the company's supplier diversity program, visit www.pge.com/about/company/diversityinclusion/.
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