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US Disability Employment: Information & Resources Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World United States category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

US Disability Employment: Information & Resources Publications

2017-11-18 : Nonprofit Disability Solutions Connects Jobseekers with Top Companies : Changing minds and changing lives - Disability Solutions Career Center connects employers with jobseekers with disabilities across the country.

2017-06-10 : Employment Opportunities for U.S. Veterans at Customs and Border Protection : U.S. Border Patrol in Del Rio hosting open house event on June 17 for veterans who interested in applying to become a Border Patrol Agent.

2017-02-01 : Upward Momentum Fuels Positive Start to 2017 for Americans With Disabilities : National Trends in Disability Employment: 2016 review and 2017 preview from Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability.

2017-01-07 : Record Gains in Employment for People With Disabilities : nTIDE Jobs Report for January from The Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire.

2017-01-03 : EEOC Issues Regulations on US Government Obligation to Engage in Affirmative Action for People with Disabilities : U.S. EEOC regulations explain what federal agencies must do to comply with their legal obligation to engage in affirmative action in employment and serve as model employers for individuals with disabilities.

2016-10-12 : Ending Commensurate Wage Policy Would be a Mistake for Many After Workers : Will people who work today for a special minimum wage have the opportunity to be employed at all once competitive employment is their only option.

2016-06-04 : Employment Rate Remains Low for People With Disabilities : Unemployment rate for people with disabilities is currently 10.8, down from 11.7 just 12 months earlier.

2016-06-03 : The ABCs of Ticket to Work: Is Work Right for You? : Information regarding The Ticket to Work program (TTW), a Social Security initiative for individuals with disability who want to work and move towards economic independence.

2016-05-27 : Ford FordInclusiveWorks Pilot Program for People with Autism : Ford launches FordInclusiveWorks pilot program to provide individuals who have autism with an opportunity to gain work experience at Ford.

2016-05-09 : AT&T Hiring 20,000 Veterans by 2020 : AT&T announces plan to hire an additional 10,000 veterans for a total of 20,000 vets by 2020.

2016-03-29 : Ensuring Accessibility of Online Employment Applications : TalentWorks ensures accessibility in employers and human resources web-based job applications and other recruiting technologies for job seekers with disabilities.

2016-03-29 : 5,000 Technology Jobs For People With Autism By 2020 : The 5,000 Initiative Autism in Tech Workforce, a unified plan to train and employ 5,000 people on the autism spectrum in technology positions by 2020.

2016-03-25 : Helping People with Intellectual Disabilities Find Employment : Vocational Rehabilitation shares story of program that helped man with intellectual disability find perfect job.

2016-03-22 : U.S. Federal Government Proposes Major Increase in Hiring of Disabled : The U.S. government is taking steps to ensure that federal agencies and contractors that serve the government hire more individuals with disabilities.

2015-08-06 : Peckham: IT Careers for People with Disabilities : Peckham Inc. provides training and job opportunities to people with disabilities and now offers entry level careers in the IT industry.

2015-03-25 : Workers with Disabilities Pawns in Game Played by Contractors Lawsuit Alleges : Sixteen severely disabled workers laid off - U.S. federal jobs program gets sued.

2015-02-11 : Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities Guide : New guide for employers that compiles federal and federally funded resources related to employment of people with disabilities.

2014-12-19 : Federal Employment First Program Pennsylvania : Pennsylvania selected to participate in Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program.

2014-11-13 : Government Benefit Programs and Their Impact on Employment : Express Employment Professionals release new white paper exploring U.S. government benefit programs and their impact on employment.

2014-10-27 : U.S. DoD Model Employer of Persons with Disabilities : The department has established a comprehensive disability program management course for all components at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute.

2014-10-03 : MEDCOM Job Opportunities for Disabled Civilians : The United States Army Medical Command on improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities and reversing high percentage of people with disabilities who are ready, willing and able to work.

2014-09-25 : $15M in Grants Announced to Improve Disability Employment Opportunities : Grants will help expand capacity of local American Job Centers to improve employment outcomes for youth and adults with disabilities.

2014-09-22 : US Advisory Committee to Increase Employment for Individuals with Disabilities : U.S. Department of Labor announces establishment of National Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.

2014-09-12 : 8.4M in Funding for Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities : $8.4M in continued funding to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities announced by US Labor Department.

2014-08-01 : U.S. Feds Enhance Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities : ACCSES the voice of more than 1,200 disability service providers across the nation, joins its members, people with disabilities, and their allies to celebrate the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) which was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday July 22..

2014-07-29 : ULTRA Testing - Employment of People with Autism : ULTRA Testing employs high-functioning people with autism who have skill sets needed for software testing, pattern recognition and tolerance for repetition.

2014-07-10 : U.S. Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act Passed by Congress : WIOA includes a specific expectation of competitive integrated employment of American youth and adults with disabilities.

2013-09-24 : ToysRUs Hiring 45,000 Employees for 2013 Holiday Shopping Season : ToysRUs seasonal employment recruitment has expanded its partnership with National Organization on Disability to seek dedicated workers for jobs available at the company.

2013-08-27 : Rule Change for Federal Contractors Hiring People With Disabilities : National Organization on Disability issues statement regarding U.S. Dept. Of labor rule change for federal contractors hiring people with disabilities.

2013-07-07 : June 2013 Employment Data for People with Disabilities : According to Trends in Disability Employment (TIDE) the latest statistics indicate weak employment results for people with disabilities across the board.

2013-01-24 : Unemployment for People with Disabilities Drops to 4 Year Low : Disability study shows 638223 people with disabilities applied for SSDI during 4th quarter of 2012 down from 726026 the previous quarter.

2012-12-17 : The Workforce Recruitment Program and People with Disabilities : The Workforce Recruitment Program allows students and recent graduates with disability and are or have pursued any field of study to market their abilities to potential employers across America.

2012-10-03 : National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2012 - Presidential Proclamation : Barack Obama Presidential Proclamation on U.S. National Disability Employment Awareness Month in 2012.

2012-03-18 : Jobless Turn to Social Security Disability When Unemployment Ends : High rate of unemployment causes people to considering whether they are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits.

2011-12-14 : Increasing Disability Inclusion in National Service : CNCS conference to develop strategies to support the full inclusion of people with disabilities in national service.

2011-12-09 : Veterans with Disabilities and Employment Related Information : Federal laws providing protection for veterans with disabilities include Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act or USERRA and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA.

2011-12-08 : Improving Job Opportunities for Americans with Disabilities - Hiring Goal for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors : US Department of Labor proposing new rule requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to set a hiring goal of having 7 percent of their workforce be people with disabilities.

2011-11-29 : Job Portal for People with Disability - Think Beyond the Label : Think Beyond the Label is an online jobs portal that connects job seekers with disabilities to employers including those that are actively seeking to hire them.

2011-11-05 : NAVAIR Event Encourages Investing in Employees with Disabilities : NAVAIR leaders and employees attend event in recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month and Wounded Warrior Care Month with Guest speakers Dr Charles Hoge and Ted Kennedy Jr.

2011-11-02 : Enable America Serves Disabled Veterans with Mentoring Programs at Triangle Employers During November : Enable America will partner with local employers to offer a Job Seekers Workshop and Career Mentoring Days in celebration of National Disabled Veteran Employment Awareness Month.

2011-10-11 : PACE Enterprises, Services, and Employment for People with Disabilities : PACE Enterprises is a nonprofit organization providing pre-vocational and vocational rehabilitation services to people with disabilities throughout north-central West Virginia.

2011-10-06 : $21M in Disability Employment Initiative : Disability Employment Initiative to improve education training and employment opportunities for youth and adults unemployed or receiving Social Security disability benefits.

2011-09-05 : RHA Howell Employment Resources for People with Disability : RHA Howell is a primary employment resource in North Carolina for people with disabilities.

2011-08-09 : DirectEmployers Association Supports Obama's Commitment To Employing America's Veterans : DirectEmployers Association provides an online program to help veterans find jobs this platform is a .jobs Military Crosswalk customized for hiring companies worldwide.

2011-08-04 : New Disability Employment Diversity of Abilities Initiative at Auburn, ME, Manufacturing Plant : FlexiCenter Manufacturing Plant Will Provide Increased Opportunities for Individuals with Physical and Developmental Challenges.

2011-06-30 : What if My Workers Compensation Claim is Denied : Filing a workers compensation claim must be done quickly and if your claim is denied initially you can appeal.

2011-06-02 : Summer Jobs for Youths and Teens : Summer Jobs Express program encourages businesses to hire youths between the ages of 14 and 21 for summer employment.

2011-06-01 : $20M for Programs Designed to Improve Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities : US Labor Department announces about $20 million to fund state-run programs aimed at improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

2011-05-23 : Video Conference Hiring Interviews for Veterans : Hire Disability Solutions is a certified disabled owned company promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities and Veterans into mainstream employment.

2011-05-18 : Employer Medical Costs Expected to Increase by 8.5% : U.S. employers can expect to see healthcare costs rise by 8.5 percent in 2012 compared with an increase of 8 percent in 2011.

2011-04-28 : National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2011 Theme : Theme for 2011 National Disability Employment Awareness Month is Profit by Investing in Workers with Disabilities.

2011-04-02 : JobTIPS for Individuals with Autism : JobTIPS offers free how to interactive materials for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other special needs.

2011-03-16 : Manufacturing Venture that Will Employ Blind and Visually Impaired People : The joint venture will employ an additional four full-time legally blind persons combined at both nonprofit agencies.

2011-03-08 : Online Employment of People with Disabilities Tool for Federal Agencies : US Department of Labor Web-based toolkit for federal agencies to increase employment of people with disabilities.

2011-02-03 : Talent Solutions for Employers Incorporating People With Disabilities : Manpower Project Ability program to place people with disabilities into high demand jobs with employers nationwide.

2011-01-31 : Employment Program Seeks to Hire 500 Disabled Vets in 2011 : AloriCares initiative serves as a creative solution to assist disabled veterans with access and re-entry into the workforce.

2011-01-26 : St. Louis Earns National Industries for the Blind Award for Sustaining and Increasing Employment for People Who Are Blind : Lighthouse for the Blind Saint Louis was recently honored for its efforts to increase employment retention growth and upward mobility for people who are blind.

2011-01-15 : U.S. Companies Better at Hiring Veterans but Need Help to Reach Those with Disabilities : A new poll released today found a majority of HR professionals have included veterans in their organizations diversity plan or policy during past 12 months.

2011-01-05 : RHA Howell, SENET Announce Commitment to the Campaign for Disability Employment : RHA Howell Inc and SENET Secured Employment Network have announced their support for the Campaign for Disability Employment.

2010-12-09 : Office of Disability Employment Policy New Tools for Disability Employment : Campaign for Disability Employment tools designed to promote hiring retention and advancement of people with disabilities.

2010-11-29 : Raleigh Call Center Provides Jobs for People Who are Blind : RLCB is celebrating the opening of a new call center facility that is providing employment for people who are blind.

2010-11-24 : Disability Employment Portal Announces New Employer Members : 25 Additional National Employers Join Getting Hired National Consortium to Promote Hiring of People with Disabilities.

2010-11-17 : NCD Celebrates 35 Years of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act : NCD celebrates 35 years of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) designed to ensure a free public education for every child with a disability.

2010-11-14 : Lump Sum Payments for Colorado Workers Comp Benefits : Colorado law allows for scheduled payments that correspond with the severity of the particular injury.

2010-11-13 : Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Awards : Employees need to be aware of their rights under workers compensation laws as the laws can vary based on employee occupation and industry.

2010-11-11 : Program Offers American Veterans With Disabilities Stable Employment and Independence : AT&T and Alorica revolutionary customer care program staffed entirely by American veterans with disabilities.

2010-11-10 : Supported Employment Network Launches New Website : SENET offers a win-win solution for skilled workers eager to join the workforce and for area businesses seeking qualified, reliable employees.

2010-11-09 : US Nationwide Veterans Employment Campaign : HirePatriots connects military members veterans and their families with one-day part-time and full-time employment in their region.

2010-10-12 : Unemployment Among Older Adults Stuck Near Record Highs : National Council on Aging Responds with Employment Programs Benefits Counseling for Economically Stressed Seniors.

2010-10-11 : Customer Service Industry Training for Persons with Disability : The national statler center offers training in the contact center and customer service industry to blind visually impaired and disabled individuals.

2010-10-11 : Hospitality Career Training and Employment Opportunities for Visually Impaired and Disabled Individuals : Statler Center offers career training in the hospitality industry to blind visually impaired and physically disabled persons.

2010-10-09 : Federal Funding for Job Training in Health Care Field : Training to low-income individuals that will lead to employment and advancement opportunities in a variety of health care professions.

2010-10-08 : National Council on Disability Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month : The National Council on Disability recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month calling on stakeholders to redouble their efforts around improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

2010-10-05 : A New Perspective on Disability Employment : One-Hour Installment of The Proactive Employer Podcast in Honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

2010-10-03 : National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2010 : Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2010.

2010-09-06 : Jobless Rate Almost Constant But Extended Mass Layoffs Decline : Employees pay more for health insurance while wages remain stagnant.

2010-09-01 : Disability Employment Portal Bolsters Service Offerings for Employers : Agreement with HirePotential Inc to provide specialized training to major employers related to disability employment readiness.

2010-09-01 : Blind Employees at Luke AFB Base Supply Center : Blind Employees Serve America's Military at Luke AFB Base Supply Center.

2010-08-17 : Employee Benefits - The Latest Casualties of the Economy : Employees will begin their trek to benefit fairs to consider changes to their employer-provided benefit programs.

2010-08-16 : AbilityOne Base Supply Centers Mark 15 Years : 140 locations across US provide jobs for 45000 employees who are blind or have disabilities.

2010-07-28 : Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities : Federal Government must become a model for the employment of individuals with disabilities.

2010-07-26 : People With Disabilities Are Earning Jobs With Goodwill's Help : People with disabilities have unique skills and talents that add to the diversity and vitality of a workplace.

2010-06-24 : Working After SSDI Approval - Disability Employment : This article reviews the basic social security rules concerning earnings after a finding of disability.

2010-06-16 : Manpower Launches Project Ability to Find Employment for People with Disabilities : Project Ability to transition people with disabilities into sustainable employment with leading employers nationwide.

2010-06-16 : Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits While Working : Ticket to Work program offers incentives for social security disability benefit recipients wanting to return to the work force.

2010-06-01 : Solutions to Help Employers Manage Short-term Disability - IBI Data : employers have a strong interest in limiting unnecessary time that an employee may be out of work for a short-term disability.

2010-05-06 : AbilityOne Employment for People with Disabilities : The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is the Federal agency that is authorized to administer the AbilityOne Program.

2010-03-19 : Works for Me Campaign Helping People with Disabilities in Pa. Join Workforce : People with disabilities want to join the workforce and gain financial independence.

2010-03-09 : Immigrants with Disability more Frequently Employed than US Born with Disabilities : Immigrants with disabilities more frequently employed than US-born persons with disabilities.

2010-02-20 : Employment of People with Disabilities - Martinez Speaks Out - Disability Employment : Experts dedicated to improving employment for people with disabilities spoke at Enable America annual Disability Employment Forum.

2010-02-16 : Jobs Available to Suit People with Disabilities - Freedom Disability : Freedom Disability hiring plan is good news at a time when the national unemployment rate hovers at 10 percent.

2010-02-01 : US Department of Labor Budget Request - Good Jobs for Everyone : 2011 budget request for the U.S. Department of Labor built around vision of good jobs for everyone.

2010-02-01 : Enable America - Working for the Employment of People with Disabilities : Enable America is an organization dedicated to assisting people with disabilities find employment and live independently.

2010-01-17 : America's Job Exchange - Formerly America's Job Bank : Non-executive jobs serving a high percentage of minorities women disability and veteran groups.

2010-01-15 : The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Employment Guidance : EEOC provides people with disabilities guidance related to rights and responsibilities of employers regarding reasonable accommodations and undue hardship.

2010-01-12 : More Jobs in 2010 Promises National Disability Advocacy Group : Freedom Disability are interested in hiring people with disabilities and can help people with disabilities file applications or appeal denied claims.

2010-01-06 : Campaign to Promote Employment for People with Disabilities in Pennsylvania : Works for me campaign will expand awareness about how people with disabilities can join the workforce.

2009-12-17 : Job Opportunities for Persons With Disabilities During AbilityLinks Online Job Fair : Job opportunity website for persons with disabilities and inclusive employers.

2009-11-19 : GettingHired Announces Additional Funding for Disability Employment Growth : mission is to create sustainable employment growth and opportunity for people with disabilities.

2009-11-09 : ACE Website Connects Veterans to Higher Education : is designed for returning and about-to-return veterans interested in going to college.

2009-10-31 : ADA Employment Video : Video aimed at educating employers about the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

2009-10-28 : Habitat Internation Inc. - Workers with Disabilities Succeed! : Seventy-five percent of the people working for Habitat have either a physical or mental disability or both.

2009-10-19 : Training Program for Special Needs Life Coaches : Needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities as they grow into adulthood.

2009-10-16 : Jobs for Veterans - Workforce Alliance : Job and Benefits Fair for Veterans being held at the Workforce Alliance Career Center in West Palm Beach.

2009-10-15 : Benefits of Employing People with Disabilities : Preparing 350 people with developmental disabilities for meaningful employment through individual skills assessment.

2009-10-06 : Department of Labor Steps up Efforts to Serve Workers with Disabilities : Commitment to serving American workers including the 54 million people living with disabilities.

2009-09-29 : Employer Changes with New ADA Act : Proposed changes in regulations interpreting the ADAAA laws that affect employers.

2009-09-24 : Disability Jobs Fair : Job opportunity website for persons with disabilities and inclusive employers, will be hosting a week-long virtual job fair in October.

2009-08-25 : $1.75 Million for College Enrollment Completion for Veterans : Academic and personal counseling mentoring and tutoring refresher courses for veterans who have not completed high school.

2009-08-18 : USA Jobs for People with Disabilities and Veterans : The USA Jobs website is a place where people with disabilities and veterans can go in order to find employment with the federal government.

2009-08-18 : Disability Employment - Bringing Workers and Corporations Together : Hire Disability Solutions is committed to seeing that every person with a disability finds employment.

2009-08-03 : Government Jobs for Persons with a Disability : Disability Government Employment resources for those seeking U.S. Federal Government employment if you have a disability.

2009-08-03 : Jobs for People with Disabilities : Information regarding jobs for people with disabilities includes employment opportunities for work seekers who have a disability.

2009-07-18 : Wisconsin Disability Employment Website : Access to disability job listings and the ability to post work employment resumes are all available.

2009-07-17 : Goodwill Industries Employment Programs Benefited 1.5 Million People : Goodwill trains people for careers in fields such as financial services computer programming and health care.

2009-06-10 : Campaign for Disability Employment Announces Online Video Contest : Online video contest to promote the talent and skills that people with disabilities bring to Americas workforce.

2009-04-23 : Unemployment Continues to Hit Those with Disabilities Hard : Social Security Disability Insurance combine to leave people with disabilities struggling to secure financial footing.

2009-04-08 : Disability Law Provides Employment Protections : 62 percent of adult Americans with disabilities are unemployed despite federal anti-discrimination laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act.

2009-04-03 : Choice of Doctor : Employers have the right to select the treating physician for an employee who is injured at work.

2009-04-03 : Average Weekly Wage for Temporary Total Disability : Workers entitled to TTD will receive two-thirds of their average weekly wage during the time they are unable to work..

2009-03-31 : Create More Federal Job Opportunities for People With Disabilities - NCD : National council on disability makes recommendations to create more federal job opportunities for people with disabilities.

2009-02-24 : U.S. Border Patrol Looking to Recruit Veterans : For veterans who served in the U.S. military and are seeking employment the U.S. Customs and Border Protection is currently hiring.

2009-02-19 : Economic Stimulus Bill Benefits People with Disabilities : People with disabilities scored a major victory in the economic stimulus package signed by President Barack Obama.

2009-02-06 : Military Veterans Should Consider Federal Employment : If making a military transition into a civilian job the government gives you opportunity to be a preferred candidate for government job openings.

2009-02-05 : Deaf Jobs Program California USA : This program provides employment services to individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing in the state of California USA.

2009-02-05 : Jobs for Americans with Disabilities : The IRS has set-aside forms and publications order operator jobs to be filled by persons with disabilities who need to work from their homes.

2009-02-02 : INSIGHT Into Diversity: Disability Employment : INSIGHT Into Diversity is a leading recruiting resource for both diversity minded employers and employees.

2009-01-23 : Only One in Ten Unemployed Workers Obtain COBRA Coverage : COBRA low income unemployed need new coverage options and financial assistance to keep health insurance.

2009-01-20 : Rights of People Leaving Work Due to Disability : Explains the rights of people leaving work due to medical conditions or disability including healthcare coverage.

2008-12-21 : Workplace Law Changes Affecting Workers Caretakers and People with Disabilities : Americans with Disabilities Family Medical Leave Act employers and employees prepare for revisions.

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