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The ETA’s New Webcast Series

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  As businesses strive to become more accessible and inclusive, it is critical that they also stay educated. The ETA (The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration) has released a new webcast on the WorkforceGPS website. The ten episode series is directed towards U.S. job centers and discusses resources, tools, and advice on how…

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The Future of Work Podcast

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We always strive to be more inclusive and accessible in the work place, but how exactly can businesses do that? And what does the future hold for accessibility? The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology, otherwise known as PEAT, has begun its 2020 season of the podcast, “The Future of Work”, which discusses this exact…

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Employment Agencies and The ADA

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As we spoke about earlier this week, it is incredibly important than businesses and employers alike know the rights and rules of the ADA and the workplace. While our last post spoke more generally of the rights of employees and employers with disabilities, today we are taking a deeper look at employment agencies and what…

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NCSL Report

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  It is critical to understand what the rights and policies are in the workplace for employees with disabilities. Recently the, NCSL (National Conference of State Legislators) partnered with SEED (State Exchange on Employment & Disability)  to analyze 144 enacted bills from the 2019 legislative sessions related to disability employment. Their goal was to find the bills that…

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5 Tips on Building Financial Security

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Financial Security is so important. The U.S. Department of Labor is here to help! Check out their article, “5 Tips on Building Financial Security for People with Disabilities” for some helpful tips and resources to aid you in attaining your financial goals.

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2019 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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How does the unemployment rate for persons with a disability changed from past years? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has published a survey taken for unemployment rates of Americans with and without disabilities for  2019. Check out the results here to see what has changed!    

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DiversityComm, Inc. Adds “DOBE” to List of Minority Business Certifications

DiversityComm, Inc. Adds “DOBE” to List of Minority Business Certifications

DiversityComm, Inc. (DCI), the publisher of six diversity-inclusion focused magazines—Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional WOMAN’S Magazine, Diversity in STEAM, U.S. Veterans Magazine and DIVERSEability Magazine—is known for its signature celebrity, advocacy-focused cover stories. Now DCI demonstrates its commitment to inclusion by announcing that, along with its WBENC certification, it is now certified by…

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An Engineer in Mind and Spirit

An Engineer in Mind and Spirit

Unable to read until age 16, Raytheon’s Kristy Mandigo overcame disabilities to build a stellar career. Born with partial paralysis, portions of her brain missing and spastic cerebral palsy, and later diagnosed with epilepsy, Mandigo wasn’t expected to graduate from elementary school and didn’t learn how to read until she was sixteen. “School district officials…

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Engage with like-minded businesses to learn how to promote inclusion of people with disabilities, including transitioning veterans.

The OFCCP changes to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act makes membership in Disability:In’s affiliates an excellent opportunity to stay abreast of the latest information and the opportunity to network and learn from other members.

Being a member sends a message to the community that your business is committed to including people with disabilities in the workforce and B2B.

Disability:In’s Southern California affiliate offers networking opportunities and resources to brand and enhance your disability inclusion. Call us at 949-825-5777 if interested in becoming a member! Or contact us via email: info@disabilityinsocal.org