Join the USBLN® TODAY in Appealing to the United States Senate to Ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Level the playing field for U.S. businesses, which currently compete with foreign counterparts who do not have to adhere to high standards when it comes to accommodation and accessibility for individuals with disabilities WASHINGTON, DC (October 28, 2013) – In support of opportunities for people with disabilities around the world, the US Business Leadership Network® […]

2013 USBLN® 16th Annual Conference & Expo Success in Los Angeles, California

WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2013) – The 16th Annual US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Annual Conference & Expo held in Los Angeles, CA on September 30-October 3 was a resounding success. The event attracted over 500 corporate, government, disability-owned businesses and BLN affiliates attending the conference at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott hotel. The organization […]

US Business Leadership Network Announces 2013 Annual Leadership Award Winners

WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) today announced the winners of its 2013 Annual Leadership Awards, which were presented to the recipients on October 2 at the Leadership Awards Dinner during the 2013 USBLN® 16th Annual Conference & Expo held in Los Angeles, California. [DOC | PDF]

Leading Business Executives Come Together to Promote Investments in Hiring That Can Really Make a Difference

Focus is on preparing youth with disabilities for the workforce at annual US Business Leadership Network Conference WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013) – Mr. Richard Marriott, Chairman of the Board of Host Hotels and Resorts and President and Trustee of the Marriott Foundation, and Mr. Mike Corbo, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mitsubishi […]

Disability Equality Index "Soft" Launch Announced

WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) have issued a call for Fortune 1000 companies to participate in the pilot phase of the Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM). The DEISM is a national, transparent benchmarking tool that will offer major employers the […]

USBLN® Section 503 (Affirmative Action) Regulations Webinar Series

Registration for the First Webinar “Deciphering the New 503 Rule” Now Open! WASHINGTON, DC (September 5, 2013) – The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a final rule implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (nondiscrimination/affirmative action for people with disabilities). USBLN® member companies embrace the White House goal of full workforce […]

Invitation to Businesses to Participate in the "Bender Virtual Career Fair"

WASHINGTON, DC (August 29, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to invite employers to participate in the Bender Virtual Career Fair on October 10, 2013, hosted by Bender Consulting Services. This Virtual Career Fair offers an opportunity to add talent to your workforce while increasing your disability diversity recruitment objectives from […]

USBLN® Applauds its 2013 Annual Conference Track Chairs

The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) recognizes its 2013 Annual Conference Educational Track Co-Chairs for their leadership in developing the Workplace, Supply Chain and Marketplace programming at their upcoming 16th Annual entitled, “Lights, Camera, Access: Spotlight on Disability Inclusive Diversity” in Los Angeles, California on September 30-October 3. [DOC | PDF]  

USBLN® Announces Business to Business Training to Satisfy Section 503 Federal Contractor Compliance Requirements

Upcoming Webinar Series & Employer-Led Annual Conference Sessions WASHINGTON, DC (August 27, 2013) – Today, the White House announced that the new regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) are final. These final regulations will soon be published in the Federal Register and 180 days […]

National Governors Association Releases "A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities"

WASHINGTON, DC (August 5, 2013) – The National Governors Association unveiled a new publication entitled, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities at its national conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin last week. The report frames Governor Markell’s initiative to increase employment among individuals with intellectual and other significant disabilities and the role that both state […]