Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) Five-Year Impact Report

In FY 2013, the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) launched the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT). Through FY 2018, PEAT has served as the leading national resource to promote policy action and collaboration to increase the development and adoption of accessible workplace technology. […]

2021-07-13T17:41:31+00:00Last updated: July 13, 2021|Tags: |

Podcast: How Autonomous Vehicles Create a More Inclusive & Diverse Workplace

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 15. Amitai Bin-Nun, Vice President of Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility Innovation at Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), discusses the factors that autonomous vehicle manufacturers need to consider from an inclusive design standpoint, and the potential this technology holds to bring new talent into the workforce. This podcast is developed in partnership [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Making Our Cities Smarter & More Accessible

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 14. In this episode, Megan Lawrence and Laura Ruby discuss how and why Microsoft is partnering with the Smart Cities for All initiative to eliminate the digital divide for persons with disabilities in cities around the world. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , , |

Podcast: How to Create a Global Apprenticeship Program

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 13. Neil Milliken, global head of accessibility and inclusion at Atos, discusses how apprenticeship programs are helping Atos quickly bring in new and more diverse talent with the in-demand accessible technology skills they need. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , , |

CSUN 2019: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Accessible Work

The PEAT team recently joined thousands of technology industry executives, entrepreneurs, end users, government officials, educators, and others at the 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. As always, this yearly event offered keen explorations into technology’s potential to break down barriers for people with disabilities in workplaces, community life, and other settings. This year’s CSUN sessions highlighted [...]

2020-09-14T16:17:12+00:00Last updated: September 14, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Apprenticeships and Employing People With Disabilities

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 12. Jennifer Carlson, Executive Director of Apprenti, discusses how their program works with employers to quickly fill STEM positions with new and more diverse talent through inclusive apprenticeships. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are impacting people [...]

2020-07-13T17:23:37+00:00Last updated: July 13, 2020|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Autonomous Vehicles Provide Mobility for All

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 11. Henry Claypool, policy consultant for the American Association of People with Disabilities, discusses the potential impacts that autonomous vehicles may have in the workplace and other areas of life. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:19+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Virtual Reality and Accessible Workplace Technology

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 10. Beth Crutchfield and Jessie Haugh of Level Access discuss the accessibility issues that HR and workplace leaders should consider when using virtual and augmented reality as part of their hiring, recruiting, and retention processes. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Workplace Accessibility and Inclusion

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 9. Dan Ellerman, Inclusion and Diversity Senior Manager at Accenture, discusses the findings from their recent white paper “Amplify Accessibility,” and the hows and whys of implementing the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends [...]

2020-07-12T18:18:18+00:00Last updated: July 12, 2020|Tags: , |

Podcast: Job Seeker and Employee Accessibility

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 8. Sassy Outwater-Wright, Director of the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI), discusses why businesses should hire people with disabilities, and what it’s like for jobseekers to encounter eRecruiting and HR technologies that aren’t accessible. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works [...]

2020-10-19T00:43:04+00:00Last updated: October 19, 2020|Tags: , |