Disability Equality Index "Soft" Launch Announced

WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) have issued a call for Fortune 1000 companies to participate in the pilot phase of the Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM). The DEISM is a national, transparent benchmarking tool that will offer major employers the […]

USBLN® Section 503 (Affirmative Action) Regulations Webinar Series

Registration for the First Webinar “Deciphering the New 503 Rule” Now Open! WASHINGTON, DC (September 5, 2013) – The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a final rule implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (nondiscrimination/affirmative action for people with disabilities). USBLN® member companies embrace the White House goal of full workforce […]

Invitation to Businesses to Participate in the "Bender Virtual Career Fair"

WASHINGTON, DC (August 29, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is pleased to invite employers to participate in the Bender Virtual Career Fair on October 10, 2013, hosted by Bender Consulting Services. This Virtual Career Fair offers an opportunity to add talent to your workforce while increasing your disability diversity recruitment objectives from […]

USBLN® Applauds its 2013 Annual Conference Track Chairs

The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) recognizes its 2013 Annual Conference Educational Track Co-Chairs for their leadership in developing the Workplace, Supply Chain and Marketplace programming at their upcoming 16th Annual entitled, “Lights, Camera, Access: Spotlight on Disability Inclusive Diversity” in Los Angeles, California on September 30-October 3. [DOC | PDF]  

USBLN® Announces Business to Business Training to Satisfy Section 503 Federal Contractor Compliance Requirements

Upcoming Webinar Series & Employer-Led Annual Conference Sessions WASHINGTON, DC (August 27, 2013) – Today, the White House announced that the new regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) are final. These final regulations will soon be published in the Federal Register and 180 days […]

National Governors Association Releases "A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities"

WASHINGTON, DC (August 5, 2013) – The National Governors Association unveiled a new publication entitled, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities at its national conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin last week. The report frames Governor Markell’s initiative to increase employment among individuals with intellectual and other significant disabilities and the role that both state […]

Corporate Disability Employment Summit Outlines Successful Disability Inclusion Strategies

Releases Joint Report on Practices for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce, Supply Chain and Marketplace through Disability Employment WASHINGTON, DC (July 29, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) successfully hosted its second corporate disability summit on July 25th with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to highlight inclusion practices related to disability employment. […]

Exclusive Invitation to Businesses to Attend the ''Corporate Disability Employment Summit: Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion'' on July 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (June 19, 2013) – Fostering an outstanding collaboration between two of the nation’s chief employment-focused organizations, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present the Corporate Disability Employment Summit: Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion from 8:00 am – 12:35 pm EST on July 25, 2013 […]

Disability Equality Index℠ Advisory Committee Announced

Bringing Together a Diverse Group of Thought Leaders WASHINGTON, DC (June 5, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) jointly announced today the formation of the Disability Equality Index℠ Advisory Committee, a diverse group of thought leaders who have assembled to share with AAPD and […]

USBLN® Announces an Exclusive Webinar on Workplace Accommodations for Employees with Mental Health Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (June 4, 2013) – The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) in partnership with the Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is pleased to offer its members and allies a cost-free webinar on this critical topic on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST. [DOC | PDF]