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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 support and outreach to veterans and their [...]

Spotlight On Mentoring: Honoring Veterans Day With Wayne Shanks, Supplier Diversity Director, USAA

Kathleen Castore, Disability:IN’s Supplier Mentoring & Development Consultant chats with Wayne Shanks from USAA! Wayne and his team have supported V-DOBE™s and SDV-DOBE™s in the Disability: IN Mentoring Program for many years. Since we want to shine a light on USAA and all they do for veterans, especially this [...]

2020-11-10T17:03:56+00:00November 10th, 2020|Accessibility, Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

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 high-visibility garments like vests. The President & Founder, Jackson [...]

2020-11-10T17:58:13+00:00October 28th, 2020|Supplier Diversity / Procurement|

You Can Do Virtually Anything: Digital accessibility is essential to the employment of people with disabilities

Virtually every aspect of employment in the 21st century relies on technology. We search for jobs and apply for them online. We use websites and mobile applications to determine our medical benefits, plan for retirement, train for jobs, apply for promotions and do our daily work. We mentor, grow [...]

2020-11-12T17:21:26+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Accessibility, Global, In the News|

COVID-19 pandemic reversed decades of employment gains for disabled, but advocates see glimmers of hope – ABC News

October marks the 75th annual National Disability Awareness Employment Month, part of a Labor Department's effort to spread awareness about the employment struggles those with disabilities often face in the workplace. This year also coincides with the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which [...]

America’s CEOs Call for Disability Inclusion – MediaPlanet

Registering for the index will be a major step forward in advancing inclusion for the estimated 1 in 4 Americans with disabilities — a minority group that anyone can join at any time. To date, 16 CEOs have signed the “CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion,” an open letter encouraging [...]

2020-11-05T17:23:15+00:00August 20th, 2020|Business Case, DEI Best Practices, Global, In the News|

CEOs Asked to Pledge Disability Inclusion at Their Companies – AdWeek

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, it provided the first-ever federal equal rights protections for people with disabilities. That meant that a disability could no longer be used as an excuse not to hire an otherwise qualified employee; it also meant that workplaces [...]

Disability Rights Gain Traction Among ESG Investors – Bloomberg

Disability inclusion is shaping up to be the next frontier of ESG investing. Investors are pushing companies to create more welcoming workplaces for employees with disabilities, whether they use a wheelchair or have a mental illness. Twenty-two institutions managing $2.8 trillion of assets urged corporations in late May to review their policies and [...]

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