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The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer membership organization and comprehensive resource for disability employment best practices. Its members are predominantly corporations and Federal government employers committed to diversity. By becoming a member of NBDC, companies can proactively strengthen and diversify their workforce as well as comply with the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal regulations. NBDC can also assist companies in marketing to the 56.7 million Americans with disabilities and diversify their supply chains.

Did you know…
The October 2014 labor force participation rate for people with disabilities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was 20.0%, compared to 68.8% for people without disabilities. The labor force participation rate is the percentage of people who are working or actively looking for work. You can help us change these numbers!

"Who I Am" PSA Premieres
What Can You Do?
The new "Who I Am" public service announcement from the Office of Disability Employment Policy's Campaign for Disability Employment is now available for viewing and downloading on the CDE website. “Who I Am” features nine real people with disabilities. Learn more.
NBDC Launches “Marketing Anthropology Project”

The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center launched its “Marketing Anthropology Project” to guide companies in developing marketing strategies and tactics to reach people with disabilities, as well as creative messaging that will resonate with the disability community. Read more about this first-of-its-kind platform in the disability market.
NBDC Offers Enhanced Job Posting Service
 NBDC Job Posting Tool

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center announced an enhanced Job Posting Service to assist its member companies in recruiting qualified people with disabilities for positions they are actively seeking to fill. Read more.

To Disclose, or Not to Disclose: That is the Question Facing Employees
Senior Male Employee

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to examine how employers can promote a “safe space” whereby employees feel comfortable disclosing their disabilities. Register today.


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November 20, 2014

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