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Celebrating 25 Years of the ADA: Leading Corporate Voices on the Value of Disability Inclusion

Date:
Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Darren Bates, Former National Project Director, National Employer Policy, Research and Technical Assistance Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities (Employer TA Center)
Jennifer Sheehy, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy
Jill Houghton, Executive Director of the U.S. Business Leadership Network
Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader, Americas People Team, Ernst & Young, LLP
Presentation Files

Cultivating Talent for Tomorrow: The Value of Interns With Disabilities

Date:
Thursday, April 29, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Tiffany Jolliff, Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy
Darren Bates, Former National Project Director, National Employer Policy, Research and Technical Assistance Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities (Employer TA Center)
Shannon Offord, Manager of Strategic Partnership, DirectEmployers
Dan Ellerman, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Anna Cunningham, Business Management, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Kam Wong, Vice President, Planning & Administration, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Eric SoHayda, Senior Data Analysis Associate, Prudential Retirement, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Presentation Files
Cultivating Talent for Tomorrow: The Value of Interns With Disabilities (PDF)

Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Disabilities in Higher Education

Date:
Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
John D. Kemp, Esq., President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provide a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY.
Beth Loy, Ph.D., Principal Consultant with the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a free consulting service funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
Presentation Files

Creating Resilient Workplaces: Safe Space Leads to Engaged, Productive Workers

Date:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Toni Alterman, PhD, Senior Research Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations & Field Studies, Surveillance Branch
Tim Green, Director, Office of Strategic Outreach, Veterans' Employment and Training Service, U.S. Department of Labor
Anne Hirsh, Co-Director, Job Accommodation Network
Lisalyn Jacobs,VP, Government Relations, Legal Momentum & Partner at Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center
Kimberly Konkel, Associate Director, Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Maya Raghu, Attorney at Futures Without Violence & Partner at Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center
Darren Bates, Former National Project Director, National Employer Policy, Research, and Technical Assistance Center for Employers on the Employment of People with Disabilities
Carol Boyer, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Moderator
Presentation Files
Creating Resilient Workplaces: Safe Space Leads to Engaged, Productive Workers (PDF)

Opening the Doors to People with Disabilities: Part 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Judy Young, Cornell University
Peter Linkow, The Conference Board
Carmen Larson, AQUAS, Inc.

Opening the Doors to People with Disabilities: Part 1

Date:
>Friday, April 11, 2014 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Judy Young, Cornell University
Peter Linkow, The Conference Board
Kathy West-Evans, CSAVR

Disclosing Disability: What You Need to Know

Date:
Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Maria Town, Policy Advisor, US Department of Labor
Jennifer Thomas, National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth
Lou Orslene, MSW, MPIA, CPDM, JAN Co-Director
Presentation Files:
Disclosing Disability: What You Need to Know (PDF)
Questions and Answers (PDF)

Home Again and Back to Work: The Employment of Veterans with Disabilities

Date:
Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Hannah Rudstam, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
Home Again and Back to Work: The Employment of Veterans with Disabilities (PDF)

Disability Disclosure and Self-identification: Benefits, Barriers and Implementable Solutions

Date:
Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Sarah von Schrader and Susanne Bruyere, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Michael Murray, Principal Advisor, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Presentation Files:
Disability Disclosure and Self-identification: Benefits, Barriers and Implementable Solutions (PDF)

Employers Can't Afford to Ignore Mental Health

Date:
Thursday, October 03, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Clare Miller, Director of Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Foundation
Presentation Files:
Employers Can't Afford to Ignore Mental Health (PDF)

Lead the Way: Building an Inclusive Business Culture

Date:
Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenter:
Lori Golden, Associate Director, Inclusiveness; AccessAbilities Leader, Americas People Team, Ernst & Young, LLP
Jill D. Houghton, Executive Director, US Business Leadership Network®
Presentation Files:
Lead the Way: Building an Inclusive Business Culture (PDF)

Be Tech Savvy: Accessible Information and Communication Technology

Date:
Thursday, April 25, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Rachel Book, Associate Director, Global Talent Attraction & Diversity, AT&T
Jon Nelson, Director, HR Staffing, AT&T
Jill D. Houghton, Executive Director, US Business Leadership Network®
Presentation Files:
Be Tech Savvy: Accessible Information and Communication Technology (PDF)

Build the Pipeline: Effective Disability Outreach and Recruitment

Date:
Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Felicia M. Nurmsen, National Project Ability Leader, Manpower
Jill D. Houghton, Executive Director, US Business Leadership Network®
Presentation Files:
Build the Pipeline: Effective Disability Outreach and Recruitment (PDF)

NDEAM Webinar Series: "Increased Options, Stronger Support: How States Can Assist Businesses in Employing People with Disabilities"

Date:
Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Lauren Stewart, National Governors Association
Presentation Files:
How States Can Assist Businesses in Employing People with Disabilities (PDF)

NDEAM Webinar Series: "Research and Practice for Promoting Disability Disclosure"

Date:
Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Sarah von Schrader, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Erin Sember-Chase, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
Research and Practice for Promoting Disability Disclosure (PDF)

NDEAM Webinar Series: "Beyond Yellow Ribbons: Creating Disability Inclusive Workplaces for Recently Returned Veterans with Disabilities"

Date:
Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter
Hannah Rudstam, Faculty, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
Heroes at Work: Effective strategies for employing veterans with disabilities (PDF)

The Interplay between FMLA and ADAAA

Date:
Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Susan W. Brecher, Esq. Human Capital Development, Cornell University, ILR School
Judy Young Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University, ILR School
Presentation Files:
The Interplay between FMLA and ADAAA (PDF)
Supplemental Handout:
Webinar Q&A

Strategies for Increasing Self-Identification for Candidates and Employees with Disabilities

Date:
Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Martha Artiles, C5 Consulting LLC
Alicia Wallace, WellPoint, Inc.
Presentation Files:>
Strategies for Increasing Self-Identification for Candidates and Employees with Disabilities (PDF)
Supplemental Handout:
Webinar Q&A

Disability Focused Employee Resource Groups: Strategies and Best Practices

Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Ann Andreosatos, People with Disabilities leader, North America, Procter & Gamble
Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Senior Director of Accessibility, Customer Partner Advocacy, Microsoft
Adrian Hawkins, Senior Oncology Sales Specialist, Novartis
Presentation Files:
Disability Focused Employee Resource Groups: Strategies and Best Practices (PDF)

Creating Linkages for Effective Recruitment of Candidates with Disabilities

Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Beth Butler, Manager, Leaves & Accommodations, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Kathleen Lee, Business Outreach Specialist, National Employer Technical Assistance Center (NETAC)
Kathy West-Evans, Director of Business Relations, Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)
Presentation Files:
Creating Linkages for Effective Recruitment of Candidates with Disabilities (PDF)

Disability Disclosure in the Workplace: What Employers Should Know

Date:
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Susanne Bruyere, Director, Employment and Disability Institute
Sarah von Schrader, Business Outreach Specialist, National Employer Technical Assistance Center (NETAC)
Presentation Files:
Slides from Disability in the Workplace
Audio from Disability in the Workplace
Transcript from Disability in the Workplace

A Tour of EARN Services

Date:
Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Kathleen Lee, Project Coordinator and Business Outreach Specialist, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
A Tour of EARN Services (PDF)

EEOC Charge Data: What We can Learn About the Employment of Persons with Disabilities

Date:
Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Sarah von Schrader, Assistant Director of Research, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
EEOC Charge Data Slides (PDF)
Supplemental Handouts:
Implementing Inclusive Employment Policies and Practices (PDF)
Absence and Disability Management Policies (PDF)
Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace (Word version)
Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace (HTML version)
Non-Visible Disabilities in the Workplace (PDF version)

The Value of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit: An Employer Perspective

Date:
Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Pat Flavin, AVP Director, Workforce Initiatives, The TJX Companies, Inc.
Sherrie Saint-Amant, Workforce Development Manager, The TJX Companies, Inc.
Presentation Files:
Work Opportunity Tax Credit slide presentation (pdf, 414KB)

Beyond Yellow Ribbons: Research on Employer Preparedness to Include Veterans with Disabilities in the Workplace

Date:
Thursday, October 06, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Presenter:
Hannah Rudstam, Faculty, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Presentation Files:
Beyond Yellow Ribbons slide presentation (pdf, 0.7MB)

The Aging Workforce

Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Susanne Bruyère, Director, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
John Wagner, Senior Director, Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Presentation Files:
The Aging Workforce slide presentation (pdf, 1.0MB)

Leading Corporate Disability Inclusion Practices

Date:
Thursday, June 30, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Michelle Maybaum, Director, Employee Relations, Qualcomm Inc.
Deborah Dagit, VP and Chief Diversity Officer, Merck
Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services Inc.
Presentation Files:
Leading Corporate Disability Inclusion Practices slide presentation (pdf, 3.0MB)

Workforce/Veterans - "What Can I Do To Welcome Our Veterans Back into the Workforce?"

Date:
Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Presenters:
Billy Wright, Policy Advisor, Dept. of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
Hannah H Rudstam, Ph.D., Senior Extension Associate, DBTAC Northeast ADA Center, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University
Anita R. Hanson, Acting Assistant Director, Veterans Employment Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Hakeem Basheerud-Deen, Manager, National Programs, Agency and Veterans Support, Veterans Services Division, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Presentation Files:
PDF
PowerPoint

Workforce: Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) - What I Need to Do Know to Ensure I'm Ready for the Change

Date:
Thursday July 29th, 2010, 1:30PM to 3:00PM EDT
Presenters:
Beth Butler, Chair, US Business Leadership Network, moderator
Sharon Rennert, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Linda Batiste, JAN Principal Consultant
Presentation Files:
PDF
PowerPoint

USBLN® Disability Supplier Diversity Program

Date:
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Presenters:
Jeremy Fegley, Manager of Supplier Diversity and NGLCC Certification Specialist, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Aditi Dussault, Disability Supplier Diversity Program Manager, US Business Leadership Network
Presentation Files:
PDF
PowerPoint

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