USBLN® Announces an Exclusive Webinar on Workplace Accommodations for Employees with Mental Health Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (June 4, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) in partnership with the Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is pleased to offer its members and allies a cost-free webinar on this critical topic on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST. [DOC | PDF]

Honoring All Who Have Served this Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, DC (May 23, 2013) – This Memorial day, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) remembers those who have given their lives in service to the nation and honors the brave men and women have been injured in the line of duty. “We invite our members, stakeholders, the entire disability community and everyone across the […]

Pre-announcement of Upcoming Section 503 (Affirmative Action) Regulations Webinar Series

The USBLN® is prepared! Employers will be prepared as well! WASHINGTON, DC (May 14, 2013) – Soon after the new regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (affirmative action) are published, the Nation’s Leading Disability Policy Expert, Robert “Bobby” Silverstein, will decipher them and help employers understand what they need to do during the […]

The 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities Announced

WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) wishes to congratulate the following companies who were recognized on the 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities. The organization is proud to announce that nine of the ten companies listed are members of the USBLN® including AT&T; Ernst & Young; […]

USBLN® Announces the Appointment of their 2013-2014 Officers to the Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC (April 8, 2013) -The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) today announced that it has named its Officers for their Board of Directors for 2013-2014. The three Officers are Keith P. Wiedenkeller, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) to serve as Chair; Beth Butler, Manager, Employee Relations Central Services […]

USBLN® Launches New and Improved Website

WASHINGTON, DC (April 3, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website which is currently live and located at the same address: www.usbln.org. The site features a new design with a fresh look, easier navigation and greater functionality focused on partner and visitor […]

New Disability Awareness Poster Series Now Available

US Business Leadership Network® and the Campaign for Disability Employment Creates the “Because” Series WASHINGTON, DC (March 20, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is excited to announce that the new 8-poster “Because” series produced through the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) is available to order at no cost at http://promotions.usa.gov/odep.html#featured. The 17″ x […]

USBLN® Releases "The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise" Publication as Exclusive Benefit to Member Companies

WASHINGTON, DC (February 25, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce an exclusive benefit for its business members, “The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise.” This initiative was driven by the USBLN®’s Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) and fully supported by the USBLN® Board of […]

USBLN® Awarded a Two-Year National Grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC (January 22, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) announced today that it received a two-year national grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). The foundation provides national grants focused on its vision of empowering youth with disabilities to lead productive lives through increased employment. [DOC | PDF]

USBLN® and Job Accommodation Network Formalize Collaborative Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC (January 15, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) Executive Director, Jill Houghton, and Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Co-Directors, Anne Hirsh and Lou Orslene, have signed an alliance agreement to formalize their long standing commitment to inclusive workplace practices that lead to improved employment for people with disabilities. JAN and the USBLN® […]