Tag: People-with-disabilities

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…

Just How Underpaid Are People With Disabilities

According to an analysis of U.S. Census data by the American Institutes for Research, people with disabilities earn 37 percent less than the rest of the working population, even when they have similar levels of education. AIR’s findings are based on the 2011 American Community Survey, an annual, condensed survey…

Disney Parks Sued for Disability Discrimination

By Albert Lin Twenty-eight separate lawsuits have been filed against The Walt Disney Company alleging discrimination against people with disabilities at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and more are expected. Attorney Andy Dogali, who represents the families, previously told DisabilityScoop.com that he planned to pursue individual lawsuits on behalf of…

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,…

VIDEO: Finding Suppliers in LGBT and Disability Communities

Click here to download the PDF of this presentation. Justin Nelson President National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Justin Nelson is the co-founder and president of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. He has used his background in small business and issues advocacy to help build a…