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.Continue Reading Inclusive Culture Checklist
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…Continue Reading What is an Inclusive Culture?
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…Continue Reading 2014 BLN Awards Luncheons
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…Continue Reading Disability Awareness
By Ron Wild, UCBLN & MentorABILITY Steering Committee Member There are different definitions of what qualifies as a disability. I would like to propose a new type of disability and call it a Social Disability. This disability is defined by a dominating attitude when compared with society in general regarding attitudinal, sensory, cognitive, and economic barriers, and the…Continue Reading Is There Such A Thing As A Social Disability?