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“American’s Workforce: Empowering All”

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20th Annual UCBLN Awards Evanston October 24, 2018 Wednesday Noon – 1:30 p.m. Machine Shop 1440 Main Street Bridger Valley October 25, 2018 Thursday Noon – 1:30 p.m. Heritage Barn, Lyman 44054 Business Loop I-80 20 YEARS of CELEBRATION! Not only are we celebrating 20 years of success, we are rebranding the UCBLN. Get your…

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Inclusive Culture Checklist

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Is your workplace culture inclusive? Take a minute and visit the Inclusive Culture Checklist to assess your organization’s current disability employment policies and practices.

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What is an Inclusive Culture?

What is an Inclusive Culture?

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An inclusive culture involves the full and successful integration of diverse people into a workplace or industry. While an inclusive culture certainly encompasses a commitment to workplace diversity, it is not limited simply too basic representation; it indicates a climate in which respect, equity and positive recognition of differences are all cultivated and the social and institutional response to…

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Cancer In The Workplace

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What Employers Should Know With nearly 14.5 million cancer survivors living in the United States, employment concerns affect the 44% of newly diagnosed cancer patients who are of “working age”. Employers & Managers:  How will this workshop help me do my job better? Understand Your Role Know The Law About Accommodations Make A Plan Understand…

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Todd Waites – 2014 Keynote Speaker

Todd Waites – 2014 Keynote Speaker

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When adversity, victory, tragedy, triumph, challenge, inspiration and encouragement collide.   We would like to welcome Mr. Todd Waites as our keynote speaker. Mr. Waites is not only a survivor…but a THRIVER. After losing his complete arm and shoulder to cancer at 14, he has made the most of his life and encourages others to do the same. Todd underwent two years…

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2014 BLN Awards Luncheons

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The Uinta County Business Leadership Network (UCBLN) is proud to announce the 16h annual “BLN Awards” celebratory luncheons scheduled for October 22 in Evanston and October 23 in Bridger Valley. Held each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied…

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Employment of People with Disabilities

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Recently, I read an article that listed “Myths About Disability Employment”.  I would like to summarize those myths, “posted by” Ian Purdie. Individuals with disabilities do not have the right skills for business. Supports in the workplace will be too costly. Saying the wrong thing in the workplace may upset people with disabilities. Co-workers will…

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Wheeling Perils

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By BECKY CRUM – UCBLN & MentorABILITY Steering Committee Member Shopping, attending community events or a stroll through the neighborhood can create havoc for people who use wheelchairs. Anyone who has tripped over an uneven sidewalk can appreciate the fear that many citizens’ with disabilities encounter regularly. People in wheelchairs must find inclined curbs or driveways – putting…

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Disability Awareness

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Written by Dustin Matthews – UCBLN & MentorABILITY Steering Committee Member In order to bring more awareness to disability-related issues, I would like to discuss ways that everyone and especially businesses can make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities. It’s hard for the average person to really know the struggles that someone with a disability faces nearly…

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