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 Electric US Elevator/Escalator Division, headlined a lively lunch discussion on preparing young people with disabilities for the workforce. The symposium addressed an audience of over 500 business leaders at the annual USBLN® conference in Los Angeles today. [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.