The National Organization on Disability has compiled, aggregated and written the industry’s leading disability employment practices.
The Only One in the Room
On Wall Street, being Black often means being alone, held back, deprived of the best opportunities. Here, Black men and women tell their stories. Posted August 3rd, 2020 | By Max Abelson, Sonali Basak, Kelsey Butler, Matthew Leising, Jenny Surane, and Gillian Tan. Illustration by Alexis Eke It might seem impossible to tell the […]
Why a separate Paralympics should end and a unified Olympic Games should begin
Op-Ed by Charles Catherine | When I compete in World Cup races, our event is usually right before the able-body athletes race. I get to socialize with my idols, experience them racing. In those precious moments, I feel like I am truly part of the national team, an elite athlete despite my disability. I believe that what is possible at the World Cup is also possible at the Olympics.
VIDEO: Charter Communications’ Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge Celebrates the ADA at 30
To celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act at 30, here’s a video from Charter Communications’ Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge about how the ADA has helped our nation break down barriers.
Looking Back at NOD’s Networking Roundtable | “Driving Innovation through ERGs”
The NOD Corporate Leadership Council‘s Networking Roundtable, Driving Innovation through Employee Resource Groups, provided an in-depth look at businesses excelling at building disability inclusive cultures through their Employee Resource/Affinity Groups (ERGs/AGs). The event featured speakers from L’Oréal USA, NOD, Capital One, DiversityInc., Eli Lilly and Company, EY, and New York Life Insurance.
NOD Convening Discusses Activating Employee Resource Groups to Build Disability Inclusive Workplaces
Exclusive to the NOD Corporate Leadership Council, a membership group of 50+ companies promoting best practices in disability employment, the Networking Roundtable was hosted by L’Oréal USA and featured their President & CEO, Frédéric Rozé and SVP Angela Guy, in addition to speakers from Capital One, DiversityInc, EY, and New York Life.
HR’s Guide to Interacting with Employees of All Abilities
To deal with these biases [around disability], it’s best to take a three-pronged approach, Nursmen recommended. “Recognize your own bias. Focus on people. And increase your exposure to bias,” she said. “What’s most important is that we ask the right questions and that we’re having the right conversations.”