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A Global Untapped Talent Pool: Employees with Disabilities
USBLN, October 12, 2017

A first-of-its-kind study published by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) in partnership with US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) finds that far more people than expected have a disability: In the U.S., 30 percent of college-educated employees working full-time in white-collar professions. CTI's report Disabilities and Inclusion has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous global talent pool that employers overlook far too often- to their own detriment.

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month
USBLN, October 04, 2017

Less than 20% of people with disabilities are currently employed, drastically lower than the 65% employment rate of people without disabilities. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the best possible time to educate ourselves about successful practices for job seekers, and the many resources available to Americans with disabilities and employers interested in recruiting people with disabilities.

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

USBLN's 20th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz Expo
August 21, 2017 - August 24, 2017
JW Marriot Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida

USBLN is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 20th Annual National Conference & Biz2Biz Expo entitled, "Disability: A Catalyst for Innovation." The conference will be held at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes August 21-24, 2017.

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Global Disability Employment Summit
July 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

This event will bring together businesses to discuss the importance of disability inclusion in their workforce, marketplace and supply chain. Companies will share best practices on accessibility, supplier diversity and government regulations related to hiring people with disabilities outside the U.S.

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