Imagine being rejected for a job because a computer algorithm misinterpreted your facial expressions or the tone of your voice.
In a narrowly written opinion based on “unique facts” of the case, the Appeals Court held that Winn-Dixie’s inaccessible website was not a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
NY State Comptroller DiNapoli Joins AAPD and Disability:IN in Calling on Nasdaq to Include “Disability” in “Diversity”
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Victor Calise, Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, joined AAPD and Disability:IN to advocate for "disability" to be included in the Nasdaq's definition of "diverse" for its listing rules. This was prompted by Nasdaq's "Notice of Filing of Proposed [...]
Download PDF version February 2, 2021Allison Lee Acting Chair Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street, NE Washington, DC 20549-1090 Re: #SR-NASDAQ-2020-081 Dear Acting Chairwoman Lee, We write to you on behalf of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN, two of the [...]
AAPD and Disability:IN Urge SEC and Nasdaq to Include People with Disabilities in Board Diversity Proposal
View Release on Global News Wire Institutional investors also push for measuring and reporting disability diversity in the corporate boardroom ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Feb. 23, 2021)—Disability:IN, the leading global nonprofit organization for advancing business disability inclusion and equality, and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), a national cross-disability [...]
"The Nasdaq’s historic diversity proposal is being called too narrow by activists who say it was a “colossal mistake” to exclude disability from the list, Axios has learned. Why it matters: The tension highlights a key challenge in the unprecedented push to diversify corporate America's top decision-makers: There's no universal [...]
Boston Trust Walden, Avera Health, and the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary sign Joint Investor Statement on Disability Inclusion
Investors representing more than $2.8 trillion in combined assets, led by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, are calling on companies they invest in to create inclusive workplaces that can benefit from employing the millions of talented people with disabilities who remain [...]
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 disabilities. And with a son who was physically [...]
"As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Disability Employment Awareness Month and further our commitment towards building a more inclusive workplace for people with disabilities, Salesforce is honored to join “IN” with a coalition of CEOs advocating for the inclusion of people with disabilities within business through the “CEO Letter [...]
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 [...]