Walmart in Huber Heights has been honored for its commitment to diverse hires. KARA DRISCOLL/STAFF

Huber Heights Walmart recognized for hiring practices

The Walmart store, located at 7680 Brandt Place Drive in Huber Heights, has been honored for its commitment to hiring workers with disabilities.

State agency Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities recognized 18 Walmart stores as “Committed to Opportunity Award” recipients. The awards recognize companies that have had four consecutive years of successful hires of OOD consumers.

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“Walmart is the largest retailer in the world and they have taken it upon themselves to make sure that well-qualified and capable individuals who happen to have disabilities are integrated into their corporate culture,” said Kevin Miller, director of the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. “By embracing a culture of inclusion and diversity, individuals with disabilities lives are enhanced, the community benefits and Walmart’s workforce is strengthened.”

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Walmart stores in Troy, Cincinnati and Columbus were also recognized for providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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