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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

‘I was told I could never work remotely’: Before coronavirus, workers with disabilities say they implored employers to allow them to work from home

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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

IMPORTANT Conference Updates

UPDATE APRIL 21st, 2020
After much consideration, Disability:IN and its Board of Directors have decided the 2020 Disability:IN Annual Conference & Expo will now be a Virtual Event during the same dates, July 13-16th. 
This is an unprecedented situation and we appreciate

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.
What’s considered a Disability? How do I know if

Sierra Creative Systems Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

PRESS RELEASE
3-3-20

 Agreement Resolves Claims of Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

LOS ANGELES – Sierra Creative Systems, Inc., doing business as Addressers, a Paramount, Calif.-based printing, mailing and fulfillment company, has agreed to pay $690,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit

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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