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Virtual Learning Forum for CEO Council Members - Chat with OFCCP Leadership

Feb 11, 2016

Virtual Learning Forum for CEO Council Members - Chat with OFCCP Leadership

Interactive Chat with OFCCP Leadership: Section 503 Implementation and How Companies are Meeting the Challenge…

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NOD Remembers Peter Otto

Feb 3, 2016

NOD Remembers Peter Otto

Peter Otto had no formal role with the National Organization on Disability.  What he did have was a love for the organization and a deep respect for its mission.  He was a volunteer in the best sense of the word.

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National Organization on Disability Welcomes New Companies to CEO Council

Jan 28, 2016

National Organization on Disability Welcomes New Companies to CEO Council

AT&T, Dodge & Cox, Merck and Exelon Join Corporate Leadership Body Committed to Building a Disability Inclusive Workforce

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How close are you to reaching your goal for employing people with disabilities?

Jan 18, 2016

How close are you to reaching your goal for employing people with disabilities?

Up until very recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has elected to not aggressively enforce new disability regulations under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act - giving contractors a chance to prepare for the changes in the regulations...

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National Organization on Disability Introduces <em>Disability Employer Seal of Approval</em> in 2016

Jan 13, 2016

National Organization on Disability Introduces Disability Employer Seal of Approval in 2016

National Organization on Disability (NOD) President Carol Glazer today announced a new effort to formally recognize companies that demonstrate exemplary hiring and employment practices for people with disabilities. Called the Disability…

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US DOL to Federal Contractors: “The Waiting Period Is Over” To Hire People with Disabilities

Dec 8, 2015

US DOL to Federal Contractors: “The Waiting Period Is Over” To Hire People with Disabilities

President Obama’s point person at the U.S. Department of Labor tasked with spearheading an effort that would have federal contractors employ more people with disabilities put those companies on notice that the time for them to act…

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Savvy Companies Have Discovered an Often Overlooked Talent Pool—and Are Reaping the Benefits

Nov 11, 2015

Savvy Companies Have Discovered an Often Overlooked Talent Pool—and Are Reaping the Benefits

When Comcast NBC-Universal moved into its new building, Comcast Center, in 2007, the structure met the legal requirements for being accessible to disabled persons. But the company wanted a thumbs-up from Fred Maahs, senior director…

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Retailers Can Learn From Each Other When it Comes to Disability Hiring

Nov 11, 2015

Retailers Can Learn From Each Other When it Comes to Disability Hiring

In the world of retail, copycat pricing is not unusual. When one retailer slashes prices, others are sure to follow. When it comes to hiring approaches, those of us in the business of finding employment opportunities…

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Starbucks Largest Roasting Plant Offers Job Training for People With Disabilities

Sep 15, 2015

Starbucks Largest Roasting Plant Offers Job Training for People With Disabilities

When Carol Glazer visited Starbucks headquarters in Seattle last fall to meet graduates from a unique training program at the company’s roasting plant in Carson City, Nevada, she wasn’t surprised to see pride in the faces of those…

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Employers Take Note: People with Autism Ideally Suited to Fill Critical STEM Jobs

Sep 5, 2015

Employers Take Note: People with Autism Ideally Suited to Fill Critical STEM Jobs

Is it just me, or do you also feel like it’s only a matter of time until an account gets hacked and all of your personal data stolen? Seemingly each week there’s another major company victimized by a cyber attack, exposing our social security numbers…

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