The Viscardi Center is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. Bestowed annually, these awards honor leaders who have helped improve quality of life for people with disabilities in all areas of community life, including employment. They are named in honor of the Center’s founder and one of the world’s foremost advocates…read more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of people in the U.S. have some form of chronic medical condition. Often, these conditions are not readily apparent, and lack of awareness can lead to misunderstandings in the workplace. Now, a new training video available from the federal Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) provides…read more
Last week, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) announced that 45 companies have been selected to receive its 2017 Leading Disability Employer Seal. Awarded annually, this designation recognizes leaders in disability-inclusive hiring policies and practices and is granted based on data furnished by companies in response to NOD’s Disability Employment Tracker™, a free, confidential online…read more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is hosting two upcoming Town Hall meetings, on September 26 and 28 in San Francisco and Chicago, respectively. These meetings will gather insight to assist OFCCP in enhancing the scope and quality of its compliance assistance materials and may be of particular interest…read more
Inclusion Drives Innovation: Countdown to National Disability Employment Awareness Month Have you checked the calendar? National Disability Employment Awareness Month — is only a few weeks away, and there’s no better time than now to start planning NDEAM festivities centered around this year’s theme: ‘Inclusion Drives Innovation.’ Click here to read more.