The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer organization and comprehensive resource for disability best practices. Its corporate partners are predominantly Fortune 1000 companies and government employers committed to disability diversity. By becoming a NBDC Corporate Partner, 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, as well as gain greater insight into the economic contributions that accessible information and communication technology provides to companies.
Did you know…
The December 2019 labor force participation rate for people with disabilities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was 20.5%, compared to 68.7% for people without disabilities. The labor force participation rate is the percentage of people who are working or actively looking for work.
The December 2019 unemployment rate for people with disabilities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was 7.0%, compared to 3.2% for people without disabilities. You can help us change these numbers!
NBDC Webinar – Digital Accessibility Fundamentals for Websites, Documents, and Videos
Join NBDC, in conversation with industry experts from The Viscardi Center and ACS, as we explore the fundamentals of digital accessibility in our Webinar “Digital Accessibility Fundamentals for Websites, Documents, and Videos” on February 27th, 2020! Register here.
Disability Inclusion Blueprint Now Available to Download
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center designed the Disability Inclusion Blueprint to spark thinking and creativity to drive strategy that moves your company from knowing it should do something to actually doing something to better market to, employ and serve the disability market. Download the Disability Inclusion Blueprint now.
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5 Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Digital Accessibility
Your digital content could be costing you business, and might even be putting you at legal risk. NBDC examines five questions to ask when evaluating digital accessibility needs for your organization and your users with disabilities in our latest blog. Learn more.