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Creating an Inclusive Culture: Increasing Self-Identification

Date:
Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presenters:
Maria Arias, Comcast Corporation
Andrea Agnew, Comcast Cable

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)

Description and Analysis of EEOC's Final Regulation Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Date:
Thursday, April 28, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Presenters:
Robert "Bobby" Silverstein, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, P.C.
Presentation Files:
PDF
Supplemental Handout:
PDF

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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