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Aug 3, 2020

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 […]

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Aug 17, 2020

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.

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Aug 6, 2020

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.

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Apr 29, 2019

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.

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Apr 5, 2019

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.

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Feb 15, 2019

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.”

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Corporate Leadership Council Member Content

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ADA at 30: What’s Next?” – NOD’s Corporate Leadership Council Annual Forum
Watch our flagship webcast, which commemorated the ADA's 30th anniversary and honored disability inclusion champions. Attendees heard from corporate HR and D&I executives, grassroots activists, and elected officials, who recounted stories from the disability rights movement, explored the challenges and opportunities people with disabilities face today, and envisioned what the future holds for our community.
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Meeting in a Box
Included in this Meeting in a Box is a historical timeline outlining the victories people with disabilities have achieved, facts and figures on this diverse demographic, and tips and tools on how to improve your company’s self-id rates. You will also learn about common myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities as well as the biggest issues the community faces as voters in the most important election in US history.
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COVID-19 Conference Call: Disability Policy Landscape During Covid-19
Ridge Policy Group speaks about their work advocating for Americans with disabilities.
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Compilation of Resources on Mental Health
During Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we've compiled resources and articles to help NOD Corporate Leadership Council members understand and address the issue in their workplaces. 
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ADA @ 30 Digital Media Kit
Celebrate the ADA's 30th anniversary on your social media, eNewsletters, websites with this media kit.
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Compilation of Resources on Accessibility
By ensuring that your digital systems and tools are accessible, your company can signal that employees and customers with disabilities are a valuable to your business, in addition to staying compliant with legal requirements. 
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COVID-19 Conference Call with Lori Golden, EY
Lori Golden, Abilities Strategy Leader at EY, who shared a presentation on ways her company is supporting employees during the pandemic. 
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Compilation of NOD’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources
Browse all of NOD's updates, original content, and specially curated content to navigate the coronavirus pandemic.
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The ABLE Employer Toolkit
The following are strategies, tools and resources to introduce and explain basic information about ABLE accounts to all of your employees as part of orientation and onboarding and/or as an introduction to your existing workforce. Let us help you help your employees save in an ABLE 529A tax-advantaged savings and/or investment account.
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“Closing the Trust Gap” | Executive Luncheon, June 2019
Watch video of the NOD Corporate Leadership Council's Executive Luncheon, centered on the topic of trust to build an inclusive, engaged workforce.
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Data Driven Inclusion – Findings from the 2019 Disability Employment Tracker™
Get a first look into the results from the 2019 Disability Employment Tracker™, NOD’s free and confidential benchmarking survey, to learn about disability workforce statistics averaged from all completing companies, which best practices are trending high and which are not being adopted, and much more.
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“Driving Innovation through ERGs” | Networking Roundtable, April 2019
Watch video of the NOD Corporate Leadership Council's Networking Roundtable, Driving Innovation through ERGs, and gain an in-depth look at businesses excelling at building disability inclusive cultures through their Employee Resource/Affinity Groups (ERGs/AGs).
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Disability Etiquette + Awareness Training
A complimentary version of one of NOD's most popular Professional Services offerings, this interactive Disability Employment Etiquette & Awareness Training session offer Council members an on-demand way to brush up on disability basics and hone their inclusion skills.
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A Look Inside 2019 Disability Employment Tracker + Leading Disability Employer Seal
Take a dive deep into NOD's free and confidential corporate assessment, the Disability Employment Tracker™, and learn about challenging questions—and how to answer them accurately, which practices are key to earning a top score and being named a Leading Disability Employer and more.
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Data Driven Inclusion: Findings from the 2018 Disability Employment Tracker
Dig into the aggregate findings from the 2018 Disability Employment Tracker™, NOD’s free and confidential benchmarking survey.
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Supporting Veterans in the Workplace with Kaiser Permanente
Learn about Kaiser Permanente's successful Military Officer Transition Program (MOTP), how to translate military skills for the professional workplace, and other veterans hiring strategies.
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5 Ways to Ensure Your Website is Accessible to Job Candidates with Disabilities
eSSENTIAL Accessibility is a one-stop-shop for companies seeking digital accessibility expertise, with an approach that goes beyond compliance. Top companies, including Merck, Toys“R”Us, Mastercard and Marriott, partner with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to signal their commitment to people with disabilities.
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eRecruiting & Accessibility: Is HR Technology Hurting Your Bottom Line?
An interactive chat with subject matter experts on how accessible HR technology can help companies recruit talent with disabilities.
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Creating a Culture of Disability Inclusion: Practical Solutions for Workforce Engagement
Hear practical examples, best practices, and lessons learned to improve the disclosure percentage of candidates and employees with disabilities.
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Research Findings: Invisible & Visible Disabilities in the Workplace
Discover findings from 'Disabilities in the Workplace', a new study by Working Mother Research Institute, PwC and NOD.
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Leading Practice in Disability Inclusion with Merck
Hear how Merck harnesses disability inclusion to foster a diverse workforce that delivers more innovative solutions to improve lives around the world.
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“Next Practices” in Accommodations with JAN
The Job Accommodation Network shares emerging practices from conversations with companies known for their success in recruiting and retaining individuals with disabilities.
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Advancing Disabilty Inclusion Featuring Council Member Sodexo
Sodexo's leader discuss their efforts to advance disability inclusion on a global scale and dives deep into their comprehensive accommodations process.
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Section 503: Implementation and How Companies are Meeting the Challenge
Leaders from the Department of Labor address how companies are working to meet the recent Section 503 rule change.
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Interactive Chat with The Hershey Company on Leading Practice in Disability Inclusion
Gain insights from The Hershey Company’s leaders in diversity and inclusion, and hear their strategies to welcome and support employees with disabilities.

 

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