Tag: National-organization-on-disability

ADA 25 Years Later: Definite Progress But Hiring Gaps Remain

On July 26, 1990, when former President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law, it was heralded as the beginning of a new era of improved access and employment for people with disabilities. As the nation celebrates this landmark civil-rights legislation impacting an estimated 56 million…

NOD Launches PWD Employment Advisory with $1 Million Prudential Grant

By Sheryl Estrada Photo courtesy of the National Organization on Disability The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is making a corporate connection. Headed in a new direction of corporate services, the organization’s endeavors are supported by a $1 million lead corporate grant from the Prudential Foundation. For more than 30…

Deadline for Disability Employment Tracker Extended, Included in Top 50 Survey

By Sheryl Estrada There is now more time to objectively and confidentially assess your company’s disability and veterans employment practicesat no cost. The National Organization on Disability (NOD) has extended the deadline for its free, corporate self-assessment tool called the Disability Employment Tracker to March 2. Now in its second…

NOD Releases Guide for Employers Hiring Veterans with Disabilities

NOD Releases Guide for Employers Hiring Veterans with Disabilities Lt. Gen. (RET) Franklin L. Hagenbeck, former Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, Embarks on Nationwide Media Tour to Share Techniques to Support Veterans’ Workplace Success NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 10, 2014) – In honor of Veterans Day,…

Diversity Events: HACU's Annual Conference, Ernst & Young on Woman Directors [Slideshow]

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities Corporate Diversity Meets the Hispanic-Serving Institution WASHINGTON, D.C.DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti was part of a five-person panel that moderated a town-hall meeting called “Corporate Diversity Meets the Hispanic-Serving Institution” as part of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities’ (HACU) 26th Annual Conference. The…

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON DISABILITY RECEIVES GENEROUS GRANT FROM SAM'S CLUB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Lefever, NOD 717-877-1103 jlefever@weareneiman.com NATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON DISABILITY RECEIVES GENEROUS GRANT FROM SAM’S CLUB Retailer’s support will help put people with disabilities to work NEW YORK (August 30, 2012) On the eve of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) announced…