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® (USBLN®) with member company IBM, and OhioHealth, lead employer of the Ohio Business Leadership Network, invites American businesses to support the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) which is an international disability treaty that was inspired by U.S. leadership in recognizing the rights of people with disabilities. The CRPD is a vital framework for creating legislation and policies around the world that embrace the rights and dignity of all people with disabilities. [DOC | PDF]
Disability:IN reveals new research that says millennials want disability inclusion
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USBLN – A Leading Nonprofit for Disability Inclusion – Rebrands to Disability:IN, Publishes Survey Data on Millennial Job Priorities
Survey shows millennial employees prioritize diversity and inclusion when selecting, remaining at jobs; yet only half believe their employer is committed to hiring, retaining people with disabilities.
126 Major Businesses Rated “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
Fortune 1000 Corporations are recognized as a part of the 2018 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and honored as the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”.
5 Ways to Participate in Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
On May 17th, the USBLN will be celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD was established to create awareness and generate conversations about accessibility, specifically web accessibility, for people with disabilities.
USBLN Facilitates Over 8,000 New Hires with Disabilities Through Going for the Gold Program
Through the Going for the Gold (GFG) program, the USBLN is aiding 20 Fortune and Global 500 companies achieve the “gold standard” in hiring and fully including individuals with disabilities in their workforces.