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® will continue to conduct outreach, education, and technical assistance activities promoting the reasonable accommodation and retention of individuals with disabilities among the USBLN®’s corporate members and affiliates. This alliance formalizes a long standing collaboration between the USBLN® and JAN. [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.