Empowering All: Count Down to National Disability Employment Awareness Month With October around the corner, organizations of all kinds are counting down to National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)–the nationwide campaign that celebrates the skills and talents that people with disabilities bring to America’s workplaces. How will your business take part?
The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation recently released three videos that employers can use to educate about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The first provides an overview of the ADA and disability etiquette and may be beneficial to use as part of new employee orientation. The second addresses pre-employment matters, such as…read more
Late last month, people across the nation marked the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a variety of ways, including formal statements from business and community leaders. Among these voices was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Jennifer Sheehy, who penned a blog post about the ADA’s role…read more
Earlier this year, EARN joined forces with Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Washington DC chapter and the DC Metro Business Leadership Network to host entrepreneurs from around the National Capital Region for a discussion about the value of a workforce inclusive of people with disabilities and resources to help small businesses welcome their skills and talents. To…read more
Last week, EARN was in Anaheim, CA for the 2018 Industry Liaison Group National Conference, where its staff had the opportunity to engage with federal contractors seeking to increase disability inclusion at their companies. At EARN’s exhibit booth, attendees could learn about EARN’s trainings, the Inclusion@Work policy framework and local recruitment sources. At the conference,…read more