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NEWS & EVENTS
VIDEO: PSEG’s CEO Celebrates the ADA at 30
To mark this historic milestone, Ralph Izzo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG), shares how his company is proud to support the goals of the ADA. That’s why PSEG is working to promote an accessible and inclusive workplace to create opportunities for employees with disabilities to thrive.
Caring for Her Son with Disabilities Led to a New Career
The conference floor was buzzing last May in Minneapolis, where I was speaking as president of the National Organization on Disability, a private nonprofit that focuses on increasing employment opportunities for Americans with disabilities.
I wasn’t alone at the conference: My 27-year-old son, Jacob, who himself has disabilities, had traveled with me from our home in New York City. “It’s ability, not disability, that counts,” Jacob proudly told the attendees, despite complaining of feeling sick to his stomach earlier.
NOD Announces the 2020 ‘Leading Disability Employers’ at Event Marking the 30th Anniversary of the ADA
At NOD’s Annual Forum, entitled “ADA at 30: What’s Next”, 68 companies were honored as 2020 NOD Leading Disability Employers. Now in its sixth year, the NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities. This annual recognition is designed to commend those organizations that are leading the way in disability hiring and to encourage other companies to tap into the many benefits of hiring talent with disabilities, including strong consumer preference for companies that employ individuals with disabilities and greater employee engagement across the workforce.