PEAT Calendar: Upcoming Events

Event Date: 
May 02, 2019 (All day) to August 05, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

Perkins School for the Blind and Harvard Extension School have partnered to provide a free online course titled “Introduction to Inclusive Talent Acquisition” for hiring managers and recruiters. The curriculum includes PEAT’s own TalentWorks tool, which provides key resources to help employers make their eRecruiting technologies accessible.

Event Date: 
July 26, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

The anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is July 26. To find resources and event to help you celebrate in your workplace, the ADA National Network and its ten regional ADA Centers across the United States provide an anniversary toolkit

Event Date: 
July 30, 2019 (All day) to August 02, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Conference

The 2019 ILG National Conference brings together industry experts and government representatives with human resources, compensation, legal and talent acquisition professionals to discuss the latest issues and trends involving government compliance and workplace equality.

PEAT Co-Director Josh Christianson will present the workshop "Inclusive Apprenticeship: Veterans and People with Disabilities" on August 1 at 3:15pm with Roxann Griffith, Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS).

Event Date: 
August 31, 2019 (All day)
Event Type: 
Announcement

Established by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), the new EDI Award recognizes federal contractors who go above and beyond to recruit, hire, retain, and advance individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

In addition to being recognized for excellence in disability inclusion, EDI Gold Award recipients will receive a three-year moratorium from OFCCP compliance evaluations.

Interested federal contractors can submit their nominations by Saturday, August 31, 2019.