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EEOC Sues Aspire Nursing Homes for Sexual Orientation Discrimination

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Aspire Regional Partners, Inc., MSTC Development, Inc., and their nursing homes known as the Northwood Assisted Living and Northwood Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities (collectively, “Aspire”), violated federal law when they discriminated against a maintenance director because

EEOC Sues Walmart for Disability Discrimination

AIKEN, S.C. – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP violated federal law when its Aiken, South Carolina retail store failed to provide reasonable accommodation to a part-time sales associate and then placed him on indefinite unpaid leave, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

Ring Power Settles EEOC Race Discrimination Case

AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Ring Power Corporation, North and Central Florida’s CAT-brand heavy equipment dealer, has agreed to pay $65,000 and furnish comprehensive injunctive relief to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the

EEOC Sues Skywest Airlines for Sex Discrimination

DALLAS – Utah-based SkyWest Airlines violated federal law by subjecting a female parts clerk to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

EEOC Sues Lacey’s Place for Pay Discrimination

CHICAGO — Lacey’s Place LLC Series Midlothian, doing business as Lacey’s Place, which owns and operates more than 30 video gaming parlors in Illinois, violated civil rights law by paying female district managers lower wages than male district managers on

NJBIZ: 19 NJ companies earn top scores on 2022 Disability Equality Index

Disability:IN, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities, recently released the 2022 Disability Equality Index at the organization’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas, which took place July 18 to 21. 
A record 415 companies participated in this year’s

Axios: Communicators can drive disability inclusion

July is Disability Pride Month. It’s also the month that Congress signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law in 1990.
Why it matters: 26% of Americans have a disability, according to the CDC. That’s approximately 61 million, or one in

EEOC Sues Broadleaf and Conduent for Disability Discrimination

NEW YORK – Conduent State and Local Solutions, Inc., a business services provider that operates the New York E-ZPass toll collection system, and Broadleaf Results, an employment agency, violated federal law when they both failed to accommodate a customer service

August Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability: IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for August.
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief

Disability:IN Announces the 2022 Inclusion Awards Winners

T-Mobile named Employer of the Year;
Bristol Myers Squibb wins ERG/BRG of the Year
ALEXANDRIA, VA. (July 26, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, today announced the 2022 Inclusion Award recipients. The awards recognize visionary brands and

EEOC Launches New Webpage for Tribal Programs

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Office of Field Programs has launched a new webpage for its tribal programs, the federal agency announced today.

Vogue Business: Gucci Disrupts Disability Inclusion

Capsule collections have helped make adaptive fashion more mainstream, and a handful of brands are adding more inclusive HR policies, but Gucci is thinking far more broadly. The luxury house hopes to create systems change, a disruptive approach to disability

EEOC Opens Registration for 25th Annual EXCEL Conference

WASHINGTON – The U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today the opening of registration for the annual EXCEL (Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws) training conference. The virtual event, to be held Aug. 23-25, 2022, provides the federal and private

2022 Conference Virtual Streaming Links

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Bloomberg: Workers With Disabilities Still Struggle to Get Hired

People with disabilities have remained chronically underemployed in the US for decades, despite the proven advantages that these individuals bring to the workplace. Here is how advocates and businesses are trying to change that.
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EEOC Issues Report on Women in STEM Jobs in the Federal Sector

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a report on the participation and experiences of women who work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) within the federal government. Although there has been a great deal

Rover’s Place to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Case

CHICAGO – A dog kennel company in suburban Chicago, Rover’s Place, will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The EEOC charged alleging

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We look forward to welcoming you to the 2022 Disability:IN Global Conference and Expo in Dallas! Below is important information for you to know before you arrive.
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Brandon Dermatology Resolves EEOC Genetic Discrimination Finding

TAMPA, Fla. – Brandon Dermatology, a Tampa Bay-based medical practice, will compensate affected employees and furnish other relief to resolve a Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) finding made by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced

July Digital Accessibility Roundup

Welcome to Disability:IN’s monthly round up of digital accessibility news for July.  At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief

Partner Spotlight: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s PATH to Neurodiversity
Lockheed Martin believes that diversity of thought is vital to innovation and is committed to bringing different perspectives to creating ground-breaking technologies that enable their customers to fulfill their important missions.
Two years ago, Lockheed Martin’s Rotary

EEOC Sues Hobby Lobby for Disability Discimination

ST. LOUIS – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a national arts-and-crafts retailer, violated federal law when it refused to reasonably accommodate a cashier at its Olathe, Kansas store by allowing her to use a service dog and then fired her because

EEOC Sues Walmart for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

RALEIGH, N.C. – Wal-Mart Stores East, LP violated federal law when it failed to provide a reasonable accommodation to an employee and then fired her after she made an internal ethics complaint of disability discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

EEOC Sues Aurora Pro Services for Religious Discrimination

GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina-based company Aurora Renovations and Developments, LLC, doing business as Aurora Pro Services, a residential home service and repair company, violated federal law when it required employees to participate in religious prayer sessions as a condition

Disability:IN and Inclusion Works Surpass 200,000 Talented Hires

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Best-in-class global employment programs aim to improve disability representation in financial services, technology and other hard-to-hire sectors
ALEXANDRIA, VA. (June 23, 2022)—Disability:IN, the leading global organization driving business disability inclusion, today announced that more than 200,000 people

EEOC Sues Staffing Company for National Origin Discrimination

ST. LOUIS – ResourceMFG, a national manufacturing specialty staffing company, violated federal law when it failed to refer an Oklahoma job applicant for employment because she was not born in the United States, the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC)

Pitch Perfect Challenge Sponsored by Mass Mutual

We are excited to announce the finalists for the Disability:IN 2022 Pitch Perfect Challenge!
In this exciting multi-round competition, certified Disability Owned Business Enterprises (DOBEs), Service-Disabled Veteran DOBEs, and Veteran DOBEs pitch their way to business opportunities.
These three businesses, including one

EEOC Sues NSN, LLC for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

RALEIGH, N.C. – NSN, LLC, a Virginia Corporation which provides staffing for a licensing and vocational testing center in Raleigh, North Carolina, violated federal law by failing to accommodate an employee’s disability and then retaliating against her, the U.S. Equal

EEOC Announces Registration Now Open for Training Courses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency responsible for enforcing laws against employment discrimination and providing outreach and education to the public announced today that its registration system for federal and private sector training courses

EEOC Sues Novo Nordisk for Age Discrimination

NEW YORK – Novo Nordisk, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of insulin and diabetes care products based in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey, violated federal law when it denied a lateral transfer to a 62-year-old employee because of her age, the

June Digital Accessibility Roundup

For this month’s round up of digital accessibility news, we took a different approach: highlighting Disability:IN corporate partners and how they celebrated and recognized the importance of accessibility for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD – May 19). As always, if

EEOC v. Activision Blizzard Claims Process is Open

LOS ANGELES – On March 30, 2022, a federal court approved the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Activision Publishing, Inc., and King.com, Inc.

EEOC Sues Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. for Sexual Harassment

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., a fast food chain headquartered in Newport Beach, California with restaurants throughout the United States, violated federal law by subjecting a female employee to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Partner Spotlight: Southwest Airlines

Create Inclusion Every Day Get link to section Create Inclusion Every Day
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Inclusion has always been at the Heart of Southwest Airlines®. Southwest recognizes, respects, and

EEOC Sues Grady Memorial Hospital for Disability Discrimination

ATLANTA – Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, a public hospital in Atlanta, violated federal law by failing to accommodate its employee’s disability and then firing her because of her disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a recently

EEOC Sues iTutorGroup for Age Discrimination

NEW YORK – Three integrated companies providing English-language tutoring services to students in China under the “iTutorGroup” brand name violated federal law by programming its online recruitment software to automatically reject older applicants because of their age, the U.S. Equal

Mental Health Awareness Month – Infographic & Resources

Observed each year in the United States for the month of May, Mental Health Awareness Month is a critical conversation for corporate America. This important topic takes a global stage on October 10th for World Mental Health Day.
Leslie Wilson, EVP

May Digital Accessibility Roundup

May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Now In its 11th year, GAAD is a day to celebrate and learn about digital accessibility and inclusion, and the more than one billion people with disabilities around the globe who depend

May Digital Accessibility Roundup

May 19 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Now In its 11th year, GAAD is a day to celebrate and learn about digital accessibility and inclusion, and the more than one billion people with disabilities around the globe who depend

EEOC Sues Eden Foods for Sexual Harassment

DETROIT – Eden Foods, Inc., an organic foods company headquartered in Clinton, Michigan that claims to be the premier natural foods company in the Americas, violated federal law by subjecting female employees to repeated sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment

Forbes: Supporting A Neurodiverse Workforce

Many organizations have expanded their diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts in response to nationwide protests against social injustice in recent years, as well as the growing recognition that companies need to take a leadership role in promoting a more

Responsible Business Summit – Supporting Resources

Responsible Business – April 19-20, New York
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EEOC Sues Hillstone for Age Discrimination

NEW YORK – Hillstone Restaurant Group, Inc. violated federal law by denying employment to applicants age 40 and over for front-of-house positions at its two New York City locations because of their age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Software People, Inc. Settles EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit

NEW YORK – Software People, Inc., an IT support staffing agency based in Long Island, New York that contracts with local and state governmental agencies throughout the country, will institute anti-discrimination policies and provide significant training to settle a retaliation

EEOC Sues International Paper for Disability Discrimination

DALLAS – Memphis-based International Paper, Co., one of the world’s largest producers of fiber-based products such as packaging materials and fiber pulp, violated federal law by discriminating against an applicant based on his disability, ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder), the federal agency

Join IN and Celebrate April as Autism Acceptance Month

Originally started in 1970 as “Autism Awareness Month,” the Autism community continuously calls for more than just ‘awareness’ but for public acceptance and celebration. Disability:IN views disability as a strength and we’re proud to offer a few key resources to

April Digital Accessibility Roundup

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for April 2022
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer.
Upcoming Digital Accessibility events at

April Digital Accessibility Roundup

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for April 2022
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer.
Upcoming Digital Accessibility events at

April Digital Accessibility Highlights

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for April 2022
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer.
Upcoming Digital Accessibility events at

Partner Spotlight: Freddie Mac

Creating Neuro-Inclusion at Freddie Mac
“I was worried about applying for a job knowing that I have disabilities,” said Francine Heisler, an IT generalist in the Technology Analyst program, who is part of Freddie Mac’s 2021 neurodiversity hiring. “People don’t necessarily

Why Keeping the Camera Off Creates Inclusive Virtual Meetings

It’s Okay to Keep the Camera Off!
Why this Creates Inclusive Virtual Meetings
As virtual meetings remain a regular part of most people’s workdays, creating an environment where folks feel empowered to keep their cameras off can have a strong impact for

EEOC Sues Tres Hijas Berry Farm for Sex Harassment And Retaliation

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Tres Hijas Berry Farm, LLC., an agricultural company that harvests and sells raspberries, violated federal law by allowing a class of employees, female and male, to be subjected to sex-based harassment and retaliation, the U.S. Equal Employment

DOBE Spotlight: Black Box Safety, Inc.

Owner: Jackson Dalton
Certified Since: 2020
HQ: El Cajon, CA
Product/Service: Industrial supplier of safety, office, Jan/San, emergency response and law enforcement products.
Company Website: https://blackboxsafety.com/
Pitch Perfect Challenge WinnerAbout Blackbox Safety, Inc.
BLACK BOX SAFETY, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business. They specialize in the prevention of serious

Starbucks Announces Plans for More Inclusive Stores

Starbucks is hoping to create more inclusive environments by adding 1,000 Starbucks Community Stores, which are led by employees who directly connect to the initiative or cause of that store. The stores, which number 150 today, strive to provide programming

Stevens Transport Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

DALLAS – Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas, will pay $75,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

EEOC Announces Two Key Staff Appointments

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the appointment of two individuals to key Senior Executive Service (SES) mana­gerial positions at the agency. Raymond Peeler and Sharyn Tejani have been selected by Chair Charlotte A. Burrows

The Value of Hiring People Who Think Differently

Providing jobs for neurodivergent individuals — those with autism, ADHD and other neurological differences — can give companies and society a boost.
Businesses have a growing need for strong problem-solving skills and unconventional thinking, especially in their ever-more-complex technology operations. According

New Microsoft Program Connects Recruiters with Neurodivergent Talent

The Neurodiversity Career Connector aims to help employers tap into the neurodiverse talent pool.

In February, Microsoft Accessibility, which provides disability hiring resources for job seekers and employers, announced the pilot phase of its Neurodiversity Career Connector (NDCC), a job portal

EEOC Announces Dates for 2022 EXCEL Virtual Conference

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is announcing a call for speakers and presenters for its 25th annual Examining Conflicts in Employment Law (EXCEL) Training Conference, which will be held virtually on August 23-25, 2022.

EEOC Sues Riverwalk Post-Acute for Race Harassment and Retaliation

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Riverwalk Post-Acute, a Riverside skilled nursing facility, violated federal law by allowing a class of Black employees to be subjected to racial harassment and one employee to be retaliated against, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Spotlight on Mentoring: Dragonfli Group LLC & United Healthcare Group

Spotlight on Mentoring with Dragonfli Group LLC & United Healthcare Group
Mentee: Dragonfli Group LLC, Glenn Ballard, Founder, President, and CEO, certified DOBE and LGBTE.
Website: www.dragonfligroup.com
Mentor: UnitedHealth Group (UHG), Titus Martin, Associate Director Supplier Diversity
Website: www.unitedhealthgroup.com, https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/suppliers/supplier-registration/supplier-diversity.html
Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring

EEOC Chair Applauds Passage of Ending Forced Arbitration Act

WASHINGTON – The Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) welcomed the President’s signing of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act, H.R. 4445, into law today at a White House ceremony.

The new law

Top Global Champions for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Survey

We are excited to join WEConnect International to rollout the 2022 Top Global Champions for Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Survey, to recognize corporations and large buying organizations that lead with global inclusive sourcing efforts.
The survey includes questions on 2021 U.S.

March Digital Accessibility Highlights

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup for March 2022
At Disability:IN we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion. If you have questions about our digital accessibility program, please contact Jeff Wissel, our Chief Accessibility Officer.
Upcoming Digital Accessibility Events at

Pensec Settles EEOC Race Discrimination Claim

MILWAUKEE – Pensec, Inc., a Wisconsin corporation which operates nine McDonald’s fast food restaurants, will pay $31,137 and furnish other relief to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced

2022 Disability:IN Global Conference & Expo Registration is Now Open

The 2022 Disability:IN Global Conference & Expo is now live! Join us from July 18 to the 21 in Dallas, Texas. #AreYouIN?
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EEOC Employees Receive Presidential Rank Award

WASHINGTON- Two U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) employees were awarded the Presidential Rank Award by President Joe Biden in recognition of their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service.

EEOC Chief Information Officer Bryan Burnett and EEOC Acting Director, Field Management Programs

EEOC Releases Analysis of Older Workers in the Federal Workforce

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a report on workers age 40 and over in the federal workforce with details regarding pay disparities, the proportion of older workers on staff, complaints of age discrimination, and

DOBE Spotlight: Dusty Studio Limited

Owner: Dustin Grella
Certified Since: 2019
HQ: Medina, OH
Product/Service: Animation
Company Website: http://dustystudio.com
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About Dustin Grella of Dusty Studio
Why did you become an entrepreneur?
After I finished graduate school, the film I created for my thesis project, Prayers

EEOC Sues Kelley Williamson Company for Sexual Harassment

CHICAGO – Kelley Williamson Company, which owns and operates gas stations and con­venience stores, violated federal law when it subjected a female employee at its Byron, Illinois gas station and convenience store to sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

DOBE Spotlight: Reveille Trading Company

About Calvin Harris of Reveille Trading Company
Why did you become an entrepreneur?
I became an entrepreneur because I saw a problem in the coffee world, and I knew that it was something that I could fix. I realized that by

EEOC Sues Pneuline Supply for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

GREELEY, Colo. – Greeley, Colorado parts manufacturer Pneuline Supply, Inc., fired an employee who has a severe hearing impair­ment because of her disability and/or need for accommo­dation and in retaliation for requesting an accommodation and complaining about discrimination, the U.S.

February Digital Accessibility Highlights

February Series
We are launching our monthly Accessibility Highlights from our Chief Accessibility Officer, Jeff Wissel, and our Accessibility Resource, Lainey Feingold. At Disability:IN, we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about our

Monthly Digital Accessibility Highlights

February Series We are launching our monthly Accessibility Highlights from our Chief Accessibility Officer, Jeff Wissel, and our Accessibility Resource, Lainey Feingold. At Disability:IN, we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have questions about

Wellpath to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Case

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Tennessee-based Wellpath, LLC, a provider of health services in correctional facilities, will pay $75,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a religious discrimination suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal

CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

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Understanding that we are all operating in an unprecedented environment with multiple, competing interests for the time and attention of the CEO, we are writing to you – from a CEO to

HR Tech Series: 100 CEOs Now on Board to Advance Disability Inclusion

Fortune 500, finance, tech and healthcare leaders sign Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion and pledge to take the Disability Equality Index

Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, announced that 100 CEOs have signed the CEO

January Accessibility Highlights

Monthly Digital Accessibility Roundup We are launching our monthly Accessibility Highlights from our Chief Accessibility Officer, Jeff Wissel, and our Accessibility Resource, Lainey Feingold. At Disability:IN, we know that digital accessibility impacts all aspects of disability inclusion.  If you have

Protocol: Tech CEOs Vow to Evaluate Disability Inclusion Practices

Nearly 100 leaders have signed a letter urging other Fortune 500 companies to join them in furthering disability equality
About 100 company leaders are pressing their colleagues to improve the workplace for people with disabilities and evaluate their inclusion of people

100 CEOs Now on Board to Advance Disability Inclusion

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Jan. 27, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, today announced that 100 CEOs have signed the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion as part of Disability:IN’s global ‘CEOs Are IN’ campaign. In the letter,

100 CEOs Now on Board to Advance Disability Inclusion

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Jan. 27, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, today announced that 100 CEOs have signed the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion as part of Disability:IN’s global ‘CEOs Are IN’ campaign. In the letter,

EEOC Sues Verona Area School District for Pay Discrimination

CHICAGO – Verona Area School District (VASD), which serves Verona and parts of Fitchburg and Madison, Wisconsin, violated federal law when it paid female special education teachers and a school psychologist lower wages than male employees doing the same work,

Don’s Specialty Meats to Pay $67,500 to Resolve EEOC Lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS – Don’s Specialty Meats, Inc., a food preparer and retailer in Scott and Carencro, Louisiana, has agreed to pay a former employee $67,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency

Neurodivergent People Make Great Leaders, Not Just Employees

One of the most pernicious stereotypes is that neurodivergent people are only a good fit for subordinate positions or working in highly technical or individual roles.

People don’t usually attend voluntary training sessions on neurodiversity inclusion with the intention to ask

Neurodivergent People Make Great Leaders, Not Just Employees

One of the most pernicious stereotypes is that neurodivergent people are only a good fit for subordinate positions or working in highly technical or individual roles. People don’t usually attend voluntary training sessions on neurodiversity inclusion with the intention to

Become a NextGen Leader

Application Deadline: January 7, 2022 The NextGen Leader Initiatives are committed to increasing opportunities for individuals who represent all segments of diversity. POC, women, veterans, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community with disabilities are especially encouraged to

2021 Year in Review

As 2021 draws to a close, the time is right to reflect on all that we have accomplished together even as we continue to navigate through a global pandemic and an ever-changing workforce. Above it all, it has brought to

2021 Year in Review

As 2021 draws to a close, the time is right to reflect on all that we have accomplished together even as we continue to navigate through a global pandemic and an ever-changing workforce. Above it all, it

Hiring: Inclusion Works Program Consultant

Disability:IN Inclusion Works (IW) Program Consultants’ Job Description Provide unlimited disability inclusion consulting to Disability:IN Inclusion Works’ participating companies that are assigned; Facilitate connections between the participating Inclusion Works companies in the Community of Corporations to share

Spotlight on Mentoring: UKG and WeCo

Mentee: Lynn Wehrman, President & Founder Website:  www.theweco.com Mentor: Mike May, Senior Director, Technology Partner Website: www.kronos.com Conversation: Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant met with Michael May from UKG and Lynn Wehrman from WeCo Accessibility Services to

Business Insider: Interview with The Equity Talk

When Jill Houghton talks about people with disabilities, her eyes light up, her voice projects, and she flashes a smile that illustrates an appreciation for the work she does as the CEO of the global nonprofit

The Equity Talk: Business Insider Launches New Series

It was the summer of 2020, and George Floyd had just been murdered by the police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis. The blaring sounds of helicopters, protest chants, and police sirens filled the streets of several

Fast Company: Disability is the missing piece in the DEI Puzzle

Disability:IN is helping companies hire more people with disabilities while expanding the global conversation around diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion have become hot topics in corporate America. In the wake of Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements, and

Fast Company “Brand That Matters”

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Rebranded from the U.S. Business Leadership Network to Disability:IN in 2019, the organization has teamed with more than 260 corporations to achieve more disability inclusion across their enterprises and in the broader corporate mainstream.

Hiring: Corporate Relations Coordinator

Organizational Information Who We Are Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Our network of more than 400 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. Our organization and 25 affiliates raise

Partner Spotlight: Salesforce Accessibility

What would it be like to walk into a conference room as a blind person and trip over a random chair, because someone carelessly reconfigured the room you had so carefully memorized? Or how would it feel as

Disability Inclusion: Missing in the Diversity Dialogue?

The definition of what it means to be an “ethical” company has always been fluid, but today we are at an inflection point in the breadth and expansion of ethics and the roles of General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers.

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Partner Spotlight: The Boeing Company

Local efforts help Boeing enhance disability inclusion with neurodiversity certification.

The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Fabrication Electrical Center of Excellence (ECoE) in Mesa, Arizona, is building a strong and inclusive team that plays a key

Partner Spotlight: Microsoft

With workers with disabilities being paid as little as $2 an hour in 42 states, National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a time to honor, reflect and bring awareness.

More than 40 million people in the United States have a

Let’s Celebrate Disability in the Workplace

Originally posted as LinkedIn Article by Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN.
Follow Jill on LinkedIn here. In my discussions I always talk about how disability is the missing piece in the global conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion.  In fact,

Let’s Celebrate Disability in the Workplace

Originally posted as LinkedIn Article by Jill Houghton, President & CEO, Disability:IN.
Follow Jill on LinkedIn here. In my discussions I always talk about how disability is the missing piece in the global conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion.  In fact,

Partner Spotlight: Dell Technologies

At Dell Technologies, we believe everyone has unique strengths and skills to contribute to the workplace. We strive to create an environment that is inclusive, accessible, and inspiring, and I am proud that our efforts were recently

2axend: DOBE Semi-Finalist

Skip to content Home / News & Events / The Disability INclusion Blog / 2axend: DOBE Semi-Finalist Owner: Corey Axelrod

Certified Since: 2019

Headquarters: Arlington Heights, IL

NextGen Leader Spotlight: Danny Tanchez

Student: Daniel Tanchez

School: Johns Hopkins University

Major: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Graduation Year: 2018

Employer: Northrop Grumman Corporation

Daniel “Danny” Tanchez is a May 2018 graduate from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor’s in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. He

Partner Spotlight: Raytheon Technologies

Don Chan has always had the mind of an engineer. Any time he sees a problem, he seeks a solution.

In middle school, back in the late 1970s, he had trouble completing assignments quickly; he was born with cerebral palsy,

Spotlight on Mentoring: 2axend & Takeda

Mentee: Corey Axelrod, Founder & CEO, 2axend
Website: www.2axend.com

Mentor: Joyce Eriksen-Eggers, Director of Supplier Diversity, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Website:  www.takeda.com

Conversation: Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with 2axend and Takeda Pharmaceuticals to revisit their mentoring

Partner Spotlight: Marriott International

Marriott International has always focused on welcoming all – from our guests to our associates to our hotel owners and suppliers, regardless of race, nationality, gender, gender identity, age or ability. Open arms are in our DNA, which is only

Partner Spotlight: Rethink Benefits

Rethink’s personalized consulting is a lifeline for parents of children with disabilities.

The last year has proved that employees’ home lives can’t be ignored. Rethink’s suite of 24/7 virtual consultations, online evidence-based training and support plays a critical role in

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Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Our network of more than 270 corporations expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. Our organization and 25 affiliates raise a collective voice

2021 Disability:IN Conference Wrap-Up

Our annual conference gets larger each year, and 2021 is our biggest yet! We held our second virtual conference and had over 4,000 attendees from nearly 50 countries!

Here are some key highlights about the conference:

50+ sessions Over 250

Disability:IN Strongly Condemns Anti-Semitism

Disability:IN recognizes that no person should face violence based on their heritage, religion, disability, race, or whom they love. We stand unequivocally against the anti-Semitism running rampant across the world.

According to the FBI, Jews are the most targeted religious

Important 2021 Virtual Conference Information

Disability:IN is excited to welcome you to our Virtual Conference & Expo! We are expecting our largest turn-out yet, with over 3,000 registered attendees, from over 50 different countries. 

Please review this carefully as it will

Hire Through Retire Podcast with Jill Houghton

In this episode, Bill and Heather are joined by Jill Houghton, president and CEO of Disability:IN. Jill and her team at Disability:IN have empowered more than 200 leading brands to advance disability inclusion and equality through

Hiring: Marketing and Communications Manager

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Hiring: Social Media Coordinator

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EEOC Sues Symphony of Joliet for Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination

CHICAGO – Symphony of Joliet, a nursing home, rehabilitation center and long-term residential care facility in Joliet, Ill., violated federal civil rights laws by disadvantaging pregnant employees in various ways, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit

Autos of Dallas Sued by EEOC for Race Discrimination

PLANO, Texas — An African American auto salesman was subjected to harassment because of his race and color by AOD Ventures, Inc., doing business as Autos of Dallas, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit announced

NextGen Coordinator

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EEOC Issues Updated COVID-19 Technical Assistance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today posted updated and expanded technical assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing questions arising under the federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws. The EEOC also posted a new resource for

EEOC Condemns Antisemitism in Unanimous Resolution

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has unanimously approved a resolution condemning the recent violence, harassment, and acts of bias against Jewish individuals in the United States, the agency announced today. The resolution reaffirms the Commission’s commitment

Using AI for Disability Inclusion

Author: Laurie A. Henneborn, Managing Director, Accenture Research at Accenture

Imagine finding your dream job only to be rejected because a computer algorithm misinterpreted your facial expressions or decided that the tone of your voice during your initial interview made

American Addiction Centers Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

DALLAS – Dallas-based Greenhouse Outpatient Center and its parent company, American Addiction Centers, agreed to damages of $146,613 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency

Disability:IN Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

Disability:IN joins our corporate partners and the global disability community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) on May 20, 2021.  GAAD recognizes what Disability:IN knows to be true:  there is no disability inclusion without digital

Pinnacle Logistics to Pay $45,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Charge

PHILADELPHIA — Pinnacle Logistics, a trucking and aviation services company in Allentown, Pa., will pay $45,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to conciliate a sexual harassment charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

EEOC Sues Modern Polymers, Inc. for Sexual Harassment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Modern Polymers, Inc., a North Carolina corporation that operates a single polymer molding facility in Cherryville, N.C., violated federal law when it subjected a female employee to a sexually hostile work environment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

EEOC Sues Hiland Dairy for Disability Discrimination

ST. LOUIS – Hiland Dairy Foods, a Missouri-based producer and distributor of dairy products, violated federal law when it refused to hire a man to work in its Norman, Okla., plant because he was vision-impaired, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity

Hiring: Senior Manager, NextGen Initiatives

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Companies Follow the Roadmap to Mental Wellness

By Leslie L. Wilson, M.S.
Senior Vice President, Global Workplace Initiatives
Disability:IN

Fifteen years ago, my family experienced a mental health crisis. Not just one of us, but all of us.

For too long, my family did nothing because

Update on Nasdaq Board Diversity Proposal

This week, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) submitted additional comments to the SEC regarding Nasdaq’s proposed rule on board diversity. Disability:IN Board Chair Chad Jerdee and AAPD Board Chair Ted Kennedy, Jr. wrote in part,

Disability:IN Strongly Condemns AAPI Hate and Violence

Disability:IN is committed to condemning all violence, bigotry, racism and xenophobia towards the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. We were deeply saddened by the events that took place in Atlanta on March 16th which resulted in the deaths

Helpful materials on the Disability Equality Index

Interested in participating in the Disability Equality Index, but would like more information? We’ve gathered the most useful resources in one spot to help you get started. In addition, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] if you’d have

Partner Spotlight: Voya Financial

Disability inclusion integral to Voya Financial’s advertising 2021 campaign extends Voya’s ongoing commitment and a timely conversation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Voya’s brand advertising programs have consistently promoted diversity, equity and inclusion, reflecting the company’s customers and aligning with

Meet the 2021 NextGen Leaders

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Letter to Nasdaq From AAPD & Disability:IN

February 17, 2021
Adena T. Friedman
President and Chief Executive Officer
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New York, NY 10036

Re: SR#-NASDAQ-2020-081

Dear Ms. Friedman,

We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, two of the

Letter to Nasdaq From AAPD & Disability:IN

February 17, 2021
Adena T. Friedman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nasdaq
151 W. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Re: SR#-NASDAQ-2020-081

Dear Ms. Friedman,

We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, two of the nation’s leading disability

Nasdaq Urged to Widen Diversity Rules by Disability Activists

Activists are pushing Nasdaq Inc. to expand its proposed board-diversity rules to include people with disabilities.

The exchange operator’s planned regulations are currently too narrow and should be amended, Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities said in comment letters submitted

Spotlight on Mentoring: DragonFly Technology & Goldman Sachs

Kathleen Castore, Disability:INs Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with Goldman Sachs and DragonFly Technology to ring in the New Year and discuss their mentoring experience to date. They have been paired since last June for the year-long 2020-2021 Disability:IN

2021 Board of Directors Updates

We are pleased to announce new board members and officers for 2021.

The Board elected the following new members:

Camille Chang Gilmore, Vice President Human Resources and Global Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation

Paula Kelley, Managing Director and Business Strategy & Initiative

2020 Year in Review

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To our entire community:
In a year when the world is facing so many challenges, Disability:IN is grateful for you.

Together, we recognized the impact of the 30th Anniversary of the American’s with Disabilities Act by launching “Are You

Veteran Programs at 3M, McKesson, Qualcomm & the Walt Disney Company

Many of our partners have programs and initiatives that support veterans in the workplace. Explore a few companies that have implemented successful programs to help veterans and enhanced their inclusion efforts:

Military & Veterans at 3M
“Our Military Support Network provides active

2021 Nominations for Inclusion Awards Now Open!

2021 Inclusion Awards Recognizes Leaders in Disability Inclusion 
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 20th

The 2021 Disability:IN® Inclusion Award winners are recognized as visionary brands and individuals that are advancing disability inclusion. Disability:IN is pleased to recognize these award winners during the 2021

From T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert: Diversity Equals Innovation

By Mike Sievert, CEO of T-Mobile

As National Disability Employment Awareness Month draws to a close, I want to talk about how important it is to acknowledge and celebrate — all year long — the countless contributions of America’s workers with

CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion

Understanding that we are all operating in an unprecedented environment with multiple, competing interests for the time and attention of the CEO, we are writing to you – from a CEO to CEO perspective – to

SDV-DOBE Spotlight: Black Box Safety, Inc.

BLACK BOX SAFETY, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business. They specialize in the prevention of serious injuries in the workplace. They are also authorized by manufacturers to distribute safety equipment, such as eye, face, and head protection, as well as

Mandy Harvey Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month

Mandy Harvey Celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month brings together artists with disabilities, Fortune 1000 companies and more to highlight the limitless talent and untapped potential of the 1B+ people with disabilities worldwide.

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2021 NextGen Leader Applications Now Open!

Disability:IN NextGen Leaders have the opportunity to connect with leading brands across all industries. Students are matched one-on-one with mentors from Disability:IN Corporate Partners and network and interview with corporate partners.
Applications are now open for the 2021 cohort. LGBTQ+, Black,

Spotlight on Mentoring: Wandke Consulting & Takeda

Kathleen Castore, Disability:INs Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant congratulates Takeda and Wandke Consulting! They have completed the year-long 2019-2020 Disability:IN Supplier Diversity Mentoring Program. Today we spoke with Daman Wandke, Founder & CEO of our mentee Wandke Consulting, a certified

2021 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Engagement Expo

The 2021 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Engagement Expo will be held from July 12-15 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.Dates: July 12-15, 2021Location: Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: 3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

2020 DEI Report now available

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2020 Disability:IN Conference Wrap-Up

The Disability:IN Annual Conference and Expo gets larger each year, and 2020 was no exception! We held our first ever virtual conference with over 3,000 attendees from nearly 20 countries!
Here are some key highlights about the conference:
175 speakers, including 3

2020 Inclusion Award Winners

Disability:IN is pleased to recognize the eleven recipients of the 2020 Inclusion Awards. Announced last night, during the virtual Disability:IN Conference, the eleven award recipients were invited to take the virtual stage and provide remarks. The Inclusion Award winners are

Important Conference Information – 2020 Registrants

Disability:IN is excited to welcome you to our first-ever Virtual Conference & Expo! We are expecting our largest turn-out yet, with over 3,000 registered attendees, from over 17 different countries.
Please review this information carefully as it will answer many frequently

Modernizing the Disability Equality Index – 2021 Updates

July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This historic milestone is taking place during a global COVID-19 pandemic which has further exposed inequality in our society.
The promise of the ADA

DOBE Spotlight: Cristaux International

Cristaux International designs and manufactures custom crystal and metal awards for outstanding organizations around the world. Ranging from recognition awards to event awards, they do it all! The best part? They are a certified DOBE, and they are designing our

NJIT Senior Alejandra Lopez-Diaz Lands Merck R&D Internship to Work on Vaccines

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Partner Spotlight: AT&T

At AT&T, our mission is to “inspire human progress through the power of communication and entertainment.” In their daily actions, AT&T employees demonstrate a real and consistent commitment to our values of living true and doing the right thing. The

Disability:IN & COVID-19

Disability:IN has compiled the following resources to support your disability inclusion work during COVID-19.
COVID-19 Response: Industry-Specific Resources
The coronavirus and COVID-19 crisis impact the disability community in ways that are both universal and unique; this is also true across industries. Here

Disability:IN remains in solidarity with the Black community.

Disability:IN remains in solidarity with the Black community.
Racism, discrimination, and senseless acts of violence have no place in our society.
Black lives matter.

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DOBE Spotlight: Client Confidant

Client Confidant enables companies to uncover hard to get business intelligence in order to keep and grow their strategic relationships. Through methods such as qualitative, in-depth interviews, Client Confidant collects and distills findings into actionable feedback for its clients. As

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day

At Disability:IN, we believe accessible technology is an essential aspect of diversity and inclusion and a lever for innovation. In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we are pleased to share accessibility-related resources and opportunities to learn.
We welcome business

Press Release: SBR & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Small Business Roundtable Hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a National  Discussion on Impacts of COVID-19 and American Small Business
Washington, D.C., May 5, 2020 – The Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, hosted a

COVID-19 Resources & Others Just Published

COVID-19
Disability:IN has compiled the following resources to support your disability inclusion work during COVID-19.
As we work together and learn during this unprecedented time, we are guided by two broad principles:
1. Designing and implementing responses to COVID-19 that are based on

2020 Career Connections: West & East Coast Events Postponed

The Disability:IN Team has been closely monitoring COVID-19 Coronavirus. Our team is staying informed of the latest updates from public health officials. As always, the health and safety of our community is the highest priority.
At this time, the 2020 Career Connections

Meet the 2020 NextGen Leaders

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2020 Career Connections Events (East Coast)

Focus:   Disability:IN Inclusion Works Companies are seeking early career and experienced candidates with disabilities in STEM, Finance, Business, Customer Service and Sales. Early career and experienced candidates are encouraged to participate.
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Steel Painters Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

PRESS RELEASE
2-28-20

 Industrial Painting Company Unlawfully Fired Worker Because of His Medically Prescribed Methadone, Federal Agency Charged

HOUSTON – Steel Painters, LLC, an industrial sandblasting and painting services company based in Beaumont, Texas, has agreed to pay monetary damages and furnish other

Snobear USA to Pay $20,000 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

PRESS RELEASE
2-27-20

 Female Welder Paid Less than Male Colleagues,  Federal Agency Charged

CHICAGO – Isanti, Minn., winter recreation vehicle manufacturer SnoBear USA, Inc. has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle an equal pay sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment

EEOC Sues Harley Dealership for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

PRESS RELEASE
2-27-20

 Glenview Dealership Created Sexually Hostile Work Environment for Business Manager And Then Fired Her for Complaining, Federal Agency Charges

CHICAGO – The owners/operators of Chicago Harley Davidson, in Glenview, Ill., violated federal law by fostering a sexually hostile work environment

Additional Hotel Options for the Disability:IN Annual Conference

For convenience, below is a list of nearby hotels as additional options for stays during the Disability:IN Annual Conference. The following properties are located within a few miles of the Grande Lakes property.  There are many other hotel options in the

Coffel Vending to Pay $22,000 to Settle EEOC Race Hiring Suit

PRESS RELEASE
2-25-20

Relief Obtained for Black Applicant Denied Vending Servicer Job Because of Race

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A northern Indiana vending and coffee service provider will pay $22,000 and other significant relief to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit filed last year

Meet our Team: Philip DeVliegher

Involved with our Supplier Diversity program since its inception in 2010, Philip DeVliegher has had a hand in developing the program strategy and execution. In January 2020, Philip became the Vice President of Supplier Diversity. Learn more about Philip and

M&M Limousine to Pay $30,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Lawsuit

PRESS RELEASE
2-20-20

Des Plaines Limousine Service Refused to Hire Applicant Because He Is Deaf, Federal Agency Charged

CHICAGO – Des Plaines, Ill.-based M&M Limousine Service will pay a deaf job applicant $30,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S.

2020 Career Connections Events (West Coast)

Focus:   Disability:IN Inclusion Works Companies are seeking early career and experienced candidates with disabilities in STEM, Finance, Business, Customer Service and Sales. Early career and experienced candidates are encouraged to participate.
Submit Interest Form by: April 1st, 2020
What’s considered a

Local mentoring opportunities available with Disability:IN Minnesota

Disability:IN Minnesota is an affiliate of Disability:IN and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes best employment practices and enhances competitive employment opportunities for skilled candidates with disabilities. As a Disability:IN affiliate, the organization offers business members resources for recruiting candidates with

OFCCP Will Not Use EEO-1 Component 2 Data In Audits

On November 22, 2019, OFCCP announced it will not “request, accept, or use” EEO-1 Component 2 pay and hours worked data from government contractors in connection with audits (or otherwise).
OFCCP explained that it will not request or use the data

The Journey Towards Investing in Inclusion – 2019 DEI Milestones Timeline

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2019 Year in Review

To our corporate partners, board members, Affiliates, disability-owned businesses, NextGen Leaders, friends, and allies:
2019 has been an incredible year and we have all of you to thank!
We are gaining momentum to help improve the unacceptable low labor force participation rate.

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