In Commemoration of Veterans Day 2012 on November 11, the USBLN® Celebrates an Innovative Partnership with IVMF

WASHINGTON, DC (November 9, 2012) – The USBLN® joins our nation in paying tribute to our veterans through promoting career opportunities, including entrepreneurship. A USBLN® 2012 Annual Conference Plenary Session highlighted creative corporate career programs designed to welcome home injured and wounded military. Recognizing that veterans develop skills that enable them to succeed as business […]

US Business Leadership Network Announces 2012 Annual Leadership Award Winners

WASHINGTON, DC (October 19, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) today announced the winners of its 2012 Annual Leadership Awards, which were presented to the recipients during the 2012 USBLN® 15th Annual Conference & Expo held in Orlando, Florida on October 3. The awards recognized leaders in three categories including Affiliate of the […]

2012 USBLN® 15th Annual Conference & Expo Success in Orlando, Florida

WASHINGTON, DC (October 18, 2012) – The 15th Annual US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Annual Conference & Expo held in Orlando, Florida on October 1-4 was a resounding success. The event experienced record-breaking attendance which grew by 54 percent over last year with nearly 600 corporate, government, disability-owned businesses and BLN affiliates attending the conference […]

USBLN® Issues Position Statement about Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (August 20, 2012) – Last month our nation celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.) The promise of the ADA is equal opportunity for all, including in employment. Today, the USBLN® released a Position Statement addressing the Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities issue. Currently, Section […]

USBLN® Partners with IVMF to Further Advance Service-Disabled Veterans in Employment and Entrepreneurship

WASHINGTON, DC (August 13, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) focused on service-disabled veterans in employment and entrepreneurship. The partnership will advance joint initiatives undertaken by both organizations during the past several years into a […]

Making Disability Employment a National Priority on the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2012) – As the nation and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) celebrates the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) today, the USBLN® encourages everyone to read Senator Tom Harkin’s report urging Congress, the Administration, the business community, and society at large to make the issue of disability […]

Nominations Now Being Accepted for the 2012 USBLN® Annual Leadership Awards

WASHINGTON, DC (June 22, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination process for their 2012 USBLN® Annual Leadership Awards. The purpose of the 2012 USBLN® Annual Leadership Awards is to further the USBLN® mission of identifying leading disability workplace, market place and supply chain practices […]

The USBLN® Welcomes Two New Team Members

WASHINGTON, DC (February 17, 2012) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) announced that in the spirit of continuing to strengthen the USBLN® operations they have welcomed two new Consultants to the USBLN® organization. The USBLN® is growing an incredible team that is focused on improving services to their corporate members, affiliates, certified disability-owned […]

USBLN® Announces its 2012 Board of Directors and Officers

WASHINGTON, DC (February 16, 2012) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) announced its 2012 Board of Directors and Board Officers. Re-elected member representation on the USBLN® Board of Directors this year includes Ann Andreosatos, Leader, Culture and Capability, North American Diversity & Inclusion Practice, Procter & Gamble; Kevin Foster, Director of Motorola’s Quality […]

USBLN® Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the 503 Regulation

WASHINGTON, DC (February 6, 2012) – On December 9, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to strengthen the current affirmative action employment requirements for people with disabilities. The USBLN® supports the U.S. Department of Labor’s intent to improve the utilization of people […]