April 24, 2013, New York, NY – NOD congratulates the 2013 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, which was announced Tuesday night, with many of NOD’s corporate partners earning top slots. NOD extends its congratulations to all companies recognized for their diversity efforts, including NOD CEO Council members ADP, Aetna, The Coca-Cola Company, Kraft Foods, Kellogg Company, jcpenney, Monsanto, Rockwell Collins, Sodexo and WellPoint.
NOD extends special recognition to the companies who received mention on DiversityInc’s 2013 Top 10 Companies for People With Disabilities...
March 14, 2013, New York, NY - NOD and Sirota Consulting today released the results of a landmark five-year survey of nearly 850,000 employees to better understand the voice of employees with disabilities.
The survey finds employees with disabilities are 8% less satisfied than their colleagues without disabilities; NOD shares strategies to help employers create a culture of inclusion.
March 4, 2013, New York, NY – NOD congratulates board member Michael Stein, who today was named one of the winners of the first-ever Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards.
The Awards were developed to honor the legacy and vision of Long Island-based The Viscardi Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr., and to recognize exemplary leaders in the disability community who have had a profound impact on shaping attitudes, raising awareness and improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.
February 27, 2013, Washington, D.C. - Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, today told the CEO Council of the National Organization on Disability (NOD) that the federal sequestration cuts looming this week would deal a devastating blow to people with disabilities.
In particular, Acting Secretary Harris noted that the cuts would lead to 75,000 fewer people being served by the federal Vocational Rehabilitation program, which helps people with disabilities find work and live more independently.
On January 15, 2013, Washington, D.C., NOD released the results of its Wounded Warrior Careers Four-Year Report.
Listen to NOD Board Member, Lieutenant General (RET) Franklin Hagenbeck on the radio, speaking about the results of NOD's Four-Year Report on its Wounded Warriors Careers Program.
New Report Finds 70% of Severely Wounded Veterans Now on Pathway to Employment -- More Than Twice the Success Rate Reported to NOD of Veterans Not Enrolled in Program
January 15, 2013, Washington, D.C. – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) today released the results of a four-year evaluation of its Wounded Warrior Careers program and called on the U.S. Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs, along with service providers nationwide, to adopt NOD’s proven, cost-effective model that successfully places severely wounded veterans into the civilian workforce.
January 2, 2013, New Jersey - NOD Director of Corporate Programs, Meg O'Connell is featured in an article published by the Press of Atlantic City, Disabled Workers at Disadvantage in Job Hunt.
December 27, 2012 - NOD President Carol Glazer appears on KMOX radio to challenge Fortune 500 CEO's to make a New Year's resolution to hire more people with disabiltiies.
Company honored in ‘NOD Salutes’ series
December 27, 2012, New York, NY – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) salutes JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm, for its support of veterans, notably veterans with disabilities.
December 26, 2012, New York, NY – As a New Year approaches, Carol Glazer, President of the National Organization on Disability (NOD), is challenging our nation’s Fortune 500 CEOs to consider an entirely new approach to their New Year’s resolutions: Hire more people with disabilities in 2013.