May 28, 2019
Pension fund execs urge more accommodations for disabled workers
A group of public pension fund executives, money managers, corporate and union executives are calling on companies “to do more to include people with disabilities in the workforce,” according to a statement issued by the group Monday.
“Disability inclusion provides businesses with a great opportunity to improve their bottom lines, while boosting diversity and innovation,” Thomas DiNapoli, the New York state comptroller and sole trustee of the $210.2 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund , Albany, said in a Monday news release.”We want to know that our investment dollars are being used to maximize a company’s potential and its long-term profitability.”
Mr. DiNapoli and Tobias Read, the Oregon state treasurer, are the co-leaders

of the effort to make corporations more aware of workers with disabilities.
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