USBLN® Member Microsoft: American Sign Language Support is now Live
Microsoft is excited to share the news that their American Sign Language (ASL) support is now live. You can receive ASL support for technical support questions via VideoPhone at 503-427-1234 from 8:30am-5pm PST. Please give it a try and let Microsoft know your feedback. They look forward to learning from your experience so they can make this the best service for all of their customers who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Microsoft Support ASL VideoPhone: 503-427-1234
- Microsoft URL: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/answerdesk/accessibility
- Watch the video: Introduction to ASL
- Frequently Asked Questions – (FAQs): [DOC | PDF]
Champions of Diversity by Diversity Plus Magazine
Each year Diversity Plus Magazine celebrates “Champions of Diversity.” These are the people who have driven diversity in corporate supply chains and workforces.
USBLN Proudly Sponsors A Breakthrough Report On Disabilities And Inclusion From The Center for Talent Innovation
As many as 30% of full-time, college-educated professionals in the U.S. have a disability. That’s the finding from a first-of-its-kind study published today by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), and sponsored by the USBLN.
IBM Wins Employer of the Year for People with Disabilities
IBM is the most recent recipient of the USBLN’s Employer of the Year Award for its continued dedication to inclusion in the workplace. In a letter to its employees, Chief Diversity Officer shares the news, and reiterates the company’s commitment to disability inclusiveness policies, strategies and initiatives.
DXC Technology, EY, Ford Motor Company, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Microsoft, and SAP launch the “Autism @ Work Employer Roundtable”
These cross-industry employers have led hiring initiatives specific to individuals on the Autism Spectrum for over a year, and recognize the significant benefits to their company cultures as well as those experienced by individuals hired at these companies.
A Global Untapped Talent Pool: Employees with Disabilities
CTI’s report "Disabilities and Inclusion" has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous global talent pool that employers overlook far too often -- to their own detriment.