News

Jul 16, 2020
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NEW EMPLOYER SURVEY PORTENDS DIFFICULT ROAD AHEAD FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WHO LOST THEIR JOBS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

National Organization on Disability Releases Results of 2020 Disability Employment Tracker NEW YORK (July 16, 2020) – Nearly one million Americans with disabilities have lost their jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the New Hampshire University Institute on Disability. Results of NOD’s 2020 Disability Employment Tracker – a survey of 200 businesses and […]

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Jun 30, 2020
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ADA Anniversary Highlights Progress, Barriers for People with Disabilities

The ADA “physically reshaped American communities by opening inaccessible spaces to people with disabilities,” Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on Disability, said in a statement. And it made “disability a protected class and gave our community recourse within our legal system.”

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Jun 29, 2020
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Businesses Must Recognize the Importance of Flexibility for Caregivers | The COVID-19 Experience from the NOD Team

This really comes down to a matter of trust: employers need to realize work will get done, it just might not be between the hours of 9 to 5. And flexibility benefits employers — studies show employees who have a flexible schedule take less sick and vacation days, clock shorter breaks and get assignments done more quickly.

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Jun 17, 2020
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Global Technology Leaders Address Building an Accessible Workplace In the Midst of COVID-19 and Beyond

New York (June 17, 2020) – The National Organization on Disability (NOD) today hosted a webcast for its Corporate Leadership Council members entitled “Building Tomorrow’s Accessible Workplaces”. The webcast provided timely information to more than 500 participants about how accessible technology can create a more diverse and inclusive workplace for employees and customers. “The pandemic […]

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Jun 11, 2020
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PBS Newshour: NOD Chairman Gov. Tom Ridge and Actor Danny Woodburn Push for More Pandemic Support for American with Disabilities

Nearly one in four Americans lives with a disability. For some, that means a compromised immune system and greater risk for the coronavirus. Advocates are sounding the alarm that Congress needs to do more to help this population of society’s most vulnerable.

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Events

Sep 30, 2020 3pm - 5pm
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“ADA at 30: What’s Next?” Corporate Leadership Council’s Annual Forum

Commemorate the ADA’s 30th anniversary at our flagship webcast where we’ll honor disability inclusion champions and announce the top companies being named NOD’s 2020 Leading Disability Employers.

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