End of an era for Remploy

Remploy's sheltered factories have provided employment for people with disabilities for 67 years, but today (Thursday) the last of them will close. Opinion has long been divided on Remploy, and for some the closures mark a welcome shift in attitude towards people with disabilities. For others, the end of Remploy’s factories is a bitter blow. Yesterday, workers and union members staged a protest as the Sheffield Remploy factory closed its doors for the last time.  Read about Remploy's history here.
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