Rangam joins the CEO Commission
Rangam joins the CEO Commission to Pledge Greater Support for Disability & Inclusion. The membership reflects Rangam’s unwavering commitment to improving recruitment processes, systems, and attitudes to facilitate greater inclusion of talent with autism, those who are neurodivergent, or with disabilities.
Planning Across the Spectrum joins the CEO Commission
As the newest member of the CEO Commission, Planning Across the Spectrum will "use their expertise in financial planning, Social Security, Medicaid, retirement plans, and employment structure and benefits to educate families, employers, and lawmakers on the opportunities that can come from employment when the right policies are in place and people are aware of what is available."
New Report: Competitive, Integrated Employment: A Driver of Long-Term Value Creation
A research paper released in conjunction with The 2022 Harkin International Disability Employment Summit shows that companies that make a commitment to competitive, integrated employment for persons with disabilities enjoy a competitive advantage and are positioned to capitalize on a $13 trillion global disability market.
The paper, written by Harkin Institute Senior Fellow Robert Ludke, is the latest publication in his ongoing work to explore the connection between disability inclusion and long-term value creation for shareholders, stakeholders, and society. The research paper was a collaboration with the CEO Commission's founding member, Voya Cares, Voya Financial’s program that serves people with disabilities and their caregivers.
SHRM Foundation Launches Employing Abilities at Work Certificate Program
Today, the SHRM Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a founding member of the CEO Commission, announced the launch of its Employing Abilities at Work Certificate program.
JUSTLY Joins the CEO Commission for Disability Employment
As a member of the CEO Commission for Disability Employment, JUSTLY is committed to actively collaborating with the commission to develop best practices that promote diverse hiring strategies for the 21st century economy.
CEO Commission for Disability Employment calls on fellow CEOs to take action during National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021
We are calling on you to take action during National Disability Employment Awareness Month to help people with disabilities achieve equal employment rights. The time is right for you to use your power to effect change.
NFP Chairman and CEO Doug Hammond Joins CEO Commission for Disability Employment
I joined the CEO Commission because I share their vision for eliminating barriers to equal employment and actively collaborating to address unemployment and under-employment among those with disabilities...
Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act (H.R. 2373)
Employees with disabilities should have access to employment opportunities in the community alongside their peers and receive equal pay for equal work. To achieve greater equity in wages for employees with disabilities, the CEO Commission for Disability Employment supports the Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act (H.R. 2373) Read the pdf
ABLE Employment Flexibility Act Letter of Support
“The ABLE Employment Flexibility Act would allow ABLE-eligible workers to permit an employer to make contributions to a 529A account in lieu of contributions to the employer’s defined contribution plan. The legislation is needed because, under current law, an employer that offers employees with a disability the choice to have employer contributions that would be made to the retirement plan instead contributed to a 529A account would jeopardize the tax-qualified status of the retirement plan.”
The 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
“For the past 31 years, the ADA has sought to end discrimination and guarantee that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as those without disabilities. However, there are still many challenges that people with disabilities face that the ADA does not cover.”
COVID 19 Statement
The CEO Commission for Disability Employment encourages the business community to provide the necessary resources to empower their employees with disabilities to access COVID-19 vaccines for their safe return to work.
John’s Crazy Socks Joins the CEO Commission for Disability Employment
Meet InReturn Strategies, a start-up intent on unlocking the value of America’s disabled workforce
"In the fall, InReturn was appointed to the CEO Commission for Disability Employment, a group of companies and other organizations working to help people with disabilities achieve and maintain equal access to meaningful employment."
An Open Letter to CEOs for National Disability Employment Awareness Month from the CEOs of NDSS, Voya and SHRM
"As CEOs, we play a pivotal role in breaking down barriers to employment for people with disabilities. This October — during National Disability Employment Awareness Month — join us and the CEO Commission for Disability Employment and become part of this paramount change. "
Advancing retirement outcomes for the disability community
"Whether it be through mentoring opportunities, support for diversity and inclusion programming or simply using our voice to raise awareness, we are committed to advancing retirement outcomes for this population — and helping them achieve the financial future they deserve."