National Organization on Disability Seeks to Recognize Leading Disability Employers with a New Seal of Approval
Sunday’s Golden Globes show in Los Angeles ushered in the start of Hollywood’s annual awards season. That community enjoys celebrating the public recognition for accomplishments in the performing and visual arts. At the National Organization on Disability (NOD), which advises corporate America on ways they can improve disability inclusion in their workforce, they too want to celebrate achievement. So they are borrowing a page from Hollywood and have decided to create their own award of sorts.
“We are thrilled to announce the new Disability Employer Seal of Approval,” said NOD President Carol Glazer from her office in lower Manhattan. “We think this is more than an award. It’s a very public acknowledgment that certain companies have made disability hiring a priority and are doing it right. NOD wants to celebrate their success and let people who interact with their brand know about it. It’s a mark of distinction we hope all companies will aspire to achieve.”