Tag: Disabilities

DiversityInc Conquering Recruiting Challenges Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Carolynn Johnson pr@diversityinc.com DiversityInc’s Fall Conference Conquering Recruiting Challenges Learn how to attract, hire and onboard the most diverse workforce and stay ahead of the competition. Princeton, N.J. (Aug. 19, 2016) DiversityInc is tapping the nation’s top diversity and inclusion thought leaders from AT&T, Cox, Marriott, Monsanto,…

United Airlines: No Fly Zone for People with Disabilities

United Airlines was fined $2 million on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Transportation for its failure to provide proper accommodations for passengers with disabilities. According to the DOT, the treatment of passengers with disabilities by America’s second-largest airline was investigated following “a significant increase in the number of disability-related…

ODEP Promotes its Employment First Initiative

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is working to push a growing movement, Employment First, and has been publicizing the initiative in light of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed. Former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, who introduced the ADA to the senate and…

September Legal Roundup: Is Employer Liable for 'Creepy' Coworker

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Religion, Race, National-Origin Discrimination | Legislation and Administrative Action Sex Discrimination Creepy love poet in short shorts. Photo by Shutterstock A police chief and a mayor failed to stop sexual harassment…