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Perelman Selling Almost Everything as Pandemic Roils His Empire

(Bloomberg) — Bit by bit, billionaire Ronald O. Perelman is parting with his treasures.His Gulfstream 650 is on the market. So is his 257-foot yacht. Movers hauled crates of art from his Upper East Side townhouse after he struck a deal with Sotheby’s to sell hundreds of millions of dollars of works.He’s unloaded his stake in Humvee-maker AM General, sold a flavorings company that he’d owned for decades and hired banks to find buyers for stock he holds in other companies.What in the world is going on with Ron Perelman? His exploits on and off Wall Street have been tabloid fare in New York since the go-go 1980s. But now, at an age when most fellow billionaires are kicking back, Perelman, 77, is facing a range of financial challenges, most of all at Revlon Inc., his cosmetics giant.Once touted as

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Modest Gains Encouraging for Americans with Disabilities

August job numbers show improvement for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Experts express caution due to the many factors that could affect economic recovery.

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Report—featuring The Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Education for People with Disabilities (CEED) Project, an evidence-based, comprehensive entrepreneurship education and training program for people with disabilities and service providers in Illinois

August job numbers show improvement for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Experts express caution due to the many factors that could affect economic recovery.

nTIDE COVID Update (month-to-month comparison)
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Start-up offers free online skill development courses for persons with disabilities

The aim is to empower people with disability to continue to live a dignified life, Khatri said.  (Representational image)

Persons with disability can learn new skill courses from the confines of their homes with an education tech start-up offering free of cost classes in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“COVID-19 has permanently changed the working environments and arrangements, and the new order is here to stay even in the post COVID era. People with disabilities are no different and it is upon us as a society to take them along in the new age,” said DigiVidyapeeth Founder and Managing Director Pradeep Khatri.

Keeping this in mind, “we have kept 10 seats reserved for people with disability in each of our batch across all courses,” he said.

The aim is to empower people with disability to continue to live a dignified life, Khatri said.

DigiVidyapeeth is an online platform imparting skill

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