One hundred businesses are now members of the Ohio Business Leadership Network a peer-to-peer business organization that provides employers with information and resources about how best to recruit, select, train and retain a workforce that includes individuals with disabilities.
The Ohio Business Leadership Network (OHBLN) is Awarded the 2014 USBLN® Affiliate of the Year. The USBLN's outstanding BLN Affiliate of the Year is one that has demonstrated exemplary efforts in promoting the vision, mission and spirit of the USBLN®. As a result of the Affiliate's efforts, employers and their communities understand, utilize, and benefit from the valuable resources that people with disabilities present in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace.
The Central Ohio Workplace Initiative (COWI) was chosen by the USBLN to be featured in their Affiliate Spotlight. The Affiliate Spotlight highlights a particular program of a USBLN Affiliate that is meeting the needs of business so we can share and learn from each other.
HR Magazine - Give Employees with Disabilities an Assist
This is an excellent article that dispels myths about accommodations from the August 2013 issue of HR Magazine. Our own Linda Gillis from Red Roof Inns Contact Center in Springfield, Ohio is featured on pages 3 and 4 of the PDF. Please share the article with coworkers in your company and employers in your community.
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