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 ...

For those with disabilities, finding jobs can be especially difficult

For those with disabilities, finding jobs can be especially difficult Sunday, September 19, 2010 By Ann Belser, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette Chaz Kellem, who works in community affairs for the Pittsburgh Pirates, poses at PNC Park. Chaz Kellem beat the ...

House OKs ‘Rosa’s Law’

House OKs ‘Rosa’s Law’ September 23rd, 2010 Would eliminate term ‘mentally retarded’ from federal law Press releases from Sen. Barbara Mikulski, The ARC of the United States: Acting unanimously, the House of Representatives last night approved a bill to remove the terms ...

EEOC sues Beaumont company for disability discrimination

EEOC sues Beaumont company for disability discrimination 9/6/2010 12:53 PM By Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Alleging disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against ...

Disability Discrimination & Work Situations

Disability Discrimination Disability discrimination occurs when an employer or other entity covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, or the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, treats a qualified individual with a disability who is an employee or applicant ...

Diversity World

Diversity World online is a website that provides resources and information on employment issues for people with disabilities! Whether you are a person with a disability, an employer, or an employment services professional, you are likely to find some exciting information, ...