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. […]

USBLN® Issues Support Letter for Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (December 3, 2012) – “Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all” is the theme for the 2012 United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities which is annually celebrated today, December 3. In support of opportunities for people with disabilities around the world, the USBLN® has issued a letter […]

USBLN® Partners with COSD to Further Advance Students with Disabilities in Employment

WASHINGTON, DC (November 26, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce a partnership with Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) focused on the advancement of college students and recent graduates with disabilities in employment. The partnership will formalize collaborations undertaken by both organizations during the past several years and […]

In Commemoration of Veterans Day 2012 on November 11, the USBLN® Celebrates an Innovative Partnership with IVMF

WASHINGTON, DC (November 9, 2012) – The USBLN® joins our nation in paying tribute to our veterans through promoting career opportunities, including entrepreneurship. A USBLN® 2012 Annual Conference Plenary Session highlighted creative corporate career programs designed to welcome home injured and wounded military. Recognizing that veterans develop skills that enable them to succeed as business […]

US Business Leadership Network Announces 2012 Annual Leadership Award Winners

WASHINGTON, DC (October 19, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) today announced the winners of its 2012 Annual Leadership Awards, which were presented to the recipients during the 2012 USBLN® 15th Annual Conference & Expo held in Orlando, Florida on October 3. The awards recognized leaders in three categories including Affiliate of the […]

2012 USBLN® 15th Annual Conference & Expo Success in Orlando, Florida

WASHINGTON, DC (October 18, 2012) – The 15th Annual US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Annual Conference & Expo held in Orlando, Florida on October 1-4 was a resounding success. The event experienced record-breaking attendance which grew by 54 percent over last year with nearly 600 corporate, government, disability-owned businesses and BLN affiliates attending the conference […]

USBLN® Issues Position Statement about Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, DC (August 20, 2012) – Last month our nation celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.) The promise of the ADA is equal opportunity for all, including in employment. Today, the USBLN® released a Position Statement addressing the Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities issue. Currently, Section […]

USBLN® Partners with IVMF to Further Advance Service-Disabled Veterans in Employment and Entrepreneurship

WASHINGTON, DC (August 13, 2012) – The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) focused on service-disabled veterans in employment and entrepreneurship. The partnership will advance joint initiatives undertaken by both organizations during the past several years into a […]

Making Disability Employment a National Priority on the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2012) – As the nation and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) celebrates the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) today, the USBLN® encourages everyone to read Senator Tom Harkin’s report urging Congress, the Administration, the business community, and society at large to make the issue of disability […]