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Disability Employment Policy Resources by Topic
US Department of Labor, February 12, 2018

It's an all too frequent scenario - a company builds a website or purchases a new technology application, implements it, pays for it, and then learns that some employees or customers with disabilities cannot use it because it's inaccessible. Then, they're faced with making costly retroactive fixes to ensure it's usable by everyone.

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Double Duty: Hire a Veteran with a Disability
LEAD Center, February 09, 2018

As an employer, do you want to easily find valuable and talented employees to fill your job openings AND incentivize your workplace diversity? If inclusion and diversity is important to you and your workplace culture, look no further and hire a veteran with a disability.

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Upcoming Events

February 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online, AskEARN.org

In today's workplace, technology is one of the central drivers of productivity and success, for all workers. But when workplace technology isn't accessible for everyone, it can cause employers to miss out on top talent. Join the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) and the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) for a webinar on creating a technology-accessible workplace. Employers can learn about accessible workplace technology and how to ensure their organization's technology infrastructure is accessible for everyone, including employees with disabilities. Experts will share information on integrating accessibility standards and best practices into the workplace, as well as tips for creating accessible documents, websites and other resources.

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July 09, 2018 - July 12, 2018
Las Vegas

Registration is now open for the 2018 USBLN Annual Conference with the theme: "NextGen Disability Inclusion" taking place July 9-12 at Las Vegas.

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Past Events

Hire-A-Vet Campaign Offers Employers Veteran Recruitment, Retention Training
January 25, 2018 - February 01, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Augusta & Portland,

Maine's Hire-A-Vet Campaign is offering businesses attendance at Military Culture 202, a no-cost training seminar to help employers recruit and retain veterans to their workforce. A panel of employers, including IDEXX, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) and the State of Maine, will also share their best practices for recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans during the seminar. Two dates are available: January 25 at Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way in Augusta, and February 1 at the Greater Portland CareerCenter, 151 Jetport Blvd. in Portland, each from 1 to 4 p.m. Employers can register at http://www.mainecareercenter.gov/hireavet.shtml.

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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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