The 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities Announced

WASHINGTON, DC (May 1, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) wishes to congratulate the following companies who were recognized on the 2013 DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for People with Disabilities. The organization is proud to announce that nine of the ten companies listed are members of the USBLN® including AT&T; Ernst & Young; […]

USBLN® Announces the Appointment of their 2013-2014 Officers to the Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC (April 8, 2013) -The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) today announced that it has named its Officers for their Board of Directors for 2013-2014. The three Officers are Keith P. Wiedenkeller, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) to serve as Chair; Beth Butler, Manager, Employee Relations Central Services […]

USBLN® Launches New and Improved Website

WASHINGTON, DC (April 3, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website which is currently live and located at the same address: www.usbln.org. The site features a new design with a fresh look, easier navigation and greater functionality focused on partner and visitor […]

New Disability Awareness Poster Series Now Available

US Business Leadership Network® and the Campaign for Disability Employment Creates the “Because” Series WASHINGTON, DC (March 20, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is excited to announce that the new 8-poster “Because” series produced through the Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) is available to order at no cost at http://promotions.usa.gov/odep.html#featured. The 17″ x […]

USBLN® Releases "The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise" Publication as Exclusive Benefit to Member Companies

WASHINGTON, DC (February 25, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to announce an exclusive benefit for its business members, “The Disability Inclusion Gold Standard℠ – A Roadmap to Full Inclusion Across the Enterprise.” This initiative was driven by the USBLN®’s Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) and fully supported by the USBLN® Board of […]

USBLN® Awarded a Two-Year National Grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC (January 22, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) announced today that it received a two-year national grant from the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). The foundation provides national grants focused on its vision of empowering youth with disabilities to lead productive lives through increased employment. [DOC | PDF]

USBLN® and Job Accommodation Network Formalize Collaborative Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC (January 15, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) Executive Director, Jill Houghton, and Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Co-Directors, Anne Hirsh and Lou Orslene, have signed an alliance agreement to formalize their long standing commitment to inclusive workplace practices that lead to improved employment for people with disabilities. JAN and the USBLN® […]

ODEP Launches Media Campaign Encouraging Youth with Disabilities to Pursue Career Goals

WASHINGTON, DC (January 10, 2013) – To help millions of people recognize what they can do to make a difference in the lives – and future careers – of young people with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Labor’s and the US Business Leadership Network®’s strategic partner, the Campaign for Disability Employment has released a new […]

New Corporate Index Being Developed for People with Disabilities in the Workplace

American Association of People with Disabilities and US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Partner to Create New Benchmarks for Employers WASHINGTON, DC (December 19, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) jointly announced today their partnership to establish a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and […]

USBLN® and DiversityInc Announce Continued Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce the continuation of their partnership with DiversityInc. For several years, the USBLN® has worked closely in collaboration with DiversityInc to raise awareness of the imperative to create culturally competent workplaces, marketplaces and supply chains in the business diversity community. […]