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Fortune: Long COVID has forced millions out of work and wiped out $170 billion in wages annually. Here’s how employers can avoid losing talent this winter

Winter is quickly approaching, marking yet another turn around the sun for the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is a silver lining when it comes to inoculation progress. More than 80% of the U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 10% have received a bivalent booster. But [...]

2022-12-06T17:04:49-05:00December 6th, 2022|COVID-19, In the News|

Cheddar: 2022 Disability Equality Index

Text Transcript This segment is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase advancing and empowering people with disabilities to drive inclusion forward. Now a new report is helping companies be more inclusive with those with disabilities. As the 2022 Disability Equality Index Report is out now and it captures data [...]

Tearsheet: It’s 2022 and FIs are still struggling to make their products accessible. Procure Access wants to change that.

One in five adult Americans has a disability. 35% of these people are of prime working age, and the total discretionary income held by them amounts to $21 billion. Despite having considerable economic power, people with disabilities remain largely unexplored as a consumer segment. The reasons for this are [...]

Independent Banker: How to Reach Customers with Disabilities

Some people living with disabilities eschew banking services because they feel financially underserved or physically barred. Through sensitive customer service, affordable products and ADA-compliant accessibility, community banks can make them feel welcomed and accommodated. Many people with disabilities don’t have any banking relationships, but that’s not because they don’t [...]

2022-09-30T16:43:41-04:00September 30th, 2022|Etiquette, In the News|

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement

EY, Google, Merck, Microsoft, Salesforce and Twitter are Among First 20 Companies to Sign the Procure Access Statement Facilitated by Disability:IN New business-to-business initiative seeks to drive accessibility into procurement processes for companies that buy and sell technology and other products and services ALEXANDRIA, VA. (Sept. 7, 2022)—Disability:IN, the global [...]

HR Brew: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer on stepping up disability inclusion efforts

Lay-Flurrie cites training, technology, and inclusion as key components to success. When employees feel left out at work, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. And yet, 48% of US adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision report facing accessibility challenges with digital onboarding forms before they’ve [...]

2022-08-03T15:50:37-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

Rehab Management: More Companies Are Employing People with Disabilities in Leadership Roles, Per Disability:IN

Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), released the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI) recently at Disability:IN’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas. The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for measuring disability inclusion [...]

2022-08-03T15:49:11-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

New Haven Register: CT companies recognized as ‘Best Places to Work’ for disability inclusion

Several companies headquartered in Connecticut earned 100 percent scores in the 2022 Disability Equality Index, which comprises one of the leading measures of the workplace inclusion of people with disabilities. Ridgefield-based Boehringer Ingelheim, Bloomfield-based Cigna, Stamford-based Gartner, Hartford-based The Hartford, Stamford-based Indeed, Stamford-based Synchrony and Hartford-based Travelers each received [...]

2022-08-03T13:17:11-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

NJBIZ: 19 NJ companies earn top scores on 2022 Disability Equality Index

Disability:IN, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities, recently released the 2022 Disability Equality Index at the organization’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas, which took place July 18 to 21.  A record 415 companies participated in this year’s DEI, a 30% increase from the 319 companies [...]

2022-08-03T13:13:42-04:00August 3rd, 2022|DEI Best Practices, In the News|
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