Employers Recognize Untapped Talent in the Workforce

October is National Disability Employment Month. This observance has been in place since 1988 to educate the American public concerning issues related to disabilities and employment opportunities. President Obama released a proclamation earlier in the month stating, ...

DART Recognized as Part of Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Ruth Justis Daily Independent In recognition of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Ridgecrest City Council awarded a proclamation to Desert Area Resources and Training for its Ability One Program. Ability One allows persons who are blind or ...

NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH, 2010

NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH, 2010- – – – – – -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATION As Americans, we understand employment and economic security are critical to fulfilling our hopes and aspirations. We ...

Abilities, Inc. & The UPS Store Create A Unique Collaboration

Abilities, Inc., has long been known for its exceptional vocational training programs for adults with disabilities. An exciting relationship with UPS and its subsidiary, Mail Boxes, Etc., Inc. (MBE), however, breaks new ground as it allows Abilities, Inc., to train ...

HIRE Act Tax Incentives for Employers

The IRS introduced two new tax benefits that are available to employers hiring workers who were previously unemployed or only working part time. These provisions are part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act. Employers who hire unemployed workers this ...

Tax Credits for Individuals with disabilities

Individuals with a disability who are working are now entitled to the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). In New York, the EITC is an incentive for people with disabilities to build assets and save for the future. The EITC will not affect such benefits as Social Security ...

The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)

The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) What Can You Do Campaign, in which NBDC’s Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for college students with disabilities is a partner, now has a Facebook fan page and a LinkedIn page. CDE has established this social media ...

Highlights of Disability Resource Group Event Hosted by HSBC

On the evening of July 19, 2010, HSBC hosted an NBDC Disability Employee Resource Group event at their midtown office in New York City, to bring together resource group leaders and members to share information on their firm’s disability employee resource group, with a focus ...

Disability group honors Manpower

By Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel The U.S. Business Leadership Network has named Milwaukee-based Manpower as the 2010 Lead Employer of the Year. The award recognizes the company’s reputation in diversity leadership worldwide. “This award means so much to ...

New GI Bill – How to Collect More Than $49,000 in benefits

The post 9/11 GI Bill offers more than $49,000 in benefits for qualified military members and veterans, according to the military.com article, “20 Top FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for the New GI Bill.” Knowing who’s eligible, however, can be challenging. If a veteran ...