Workshop 2C | Do Ask, Do Tell: Tapping the Power of Disability Diversity and Encouraging Self-Identification

Thursday, May 19
1:15 PM–2:15 PM

Location: Edison North

Hashtag: #DEAM16

Session Topic: OFCCP Compliance
Session Type: Workshop (All); Panel; Workshop C

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About This Session

New regulations require that government contractors ask U.S. job applicants and employees to self-identify if they have a disability. However, employers are still struggling with building an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable answering “yes” to this question. Join this panel of disability experts as they help employers:

• Learn proven strategies for recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing qualified employees with disabilities

• Identify ways to encourage employees with disabilities to self-identify, as many government contractors are required to do

• Discover EAST—a research-based methodology for affecting culture change in your organization

Moderated by Brett Sheats, The Viscardi Center

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