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Preserve the ADA

We cannot roll back the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) that amended the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 “provides a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.” The USBLN strongly supports the goals of the ADA to ensure equality of […]

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Information Guide for Service-Disabled Veteran and Veteran Disability-Owned Businesses

There are approximately 57 million people with disabilities in the U.S., and they’re nearly twice as likely to be self-employed. With initiatives like the USBLN’s Disability Supplier Diversity Program (DSDP), they also have the ability to achieve greater economic success and independence.

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DXC Technology, EY, Ford Motor Company, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Microsoft, and SAP launch the “Autism @ Work Employer Roundtable”

These cross-industry employers have led hiring initiatives specific to individuals on the Autism Spectrum for over a year, and recognize the significant benefits to their company cultures as well as those experienced by individuals hired at these companies.

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USBLN in USA Today: More Businesses Are Opening Up To People With Disabilities

A recent article published in USA Today reports businesses are becoming increasingly accessible to people with disabilities. The 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a survey conducted by the USBLN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, supports the data.

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New Jersey is Fourth State to Pursue Recognition of Certified Disability-Owned Business Enterprises

USBLN Plays a Key Role in Supplier Diversity. Many New Jersey residents celebrated last month when their State Assembly voted on a bill that will provide business assistance to LGBT, veteran and residents with disabilities.

USBLN Inclusion

Disability Matters: Our inaugural blog post

As the USBLN continues to grow, we have added in a blog to our website. The blog is a great way to stay connected to our partners and strategic alliances as well as share information about what is happening with our programs and outreach. As we launch this new communication tool, it is fitting that […]