Lawsuit Claims Marriott Discriminates Against Blind Employees

Last week the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC) and TRE Legal filed a class action lawsuit in federal court against Marriott, alleging that the.

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The Importance of Workplace Accessibility

by Debra Ruh, Chief Marketing Officer It is critical to assure that the workplace is accessible for your current employees and future employees. Sometimes people.

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A Positive Voice in 2012

I have spent a long time pondering 2011 and all the lessons and opportunities that I encountered during the past year. I ask myself how.

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SSB’s CEO and CMO Featured in Evolved Employer Article

This month SSB’s CEO Tim Springer and Chief Marketing Officer Debra Ruh are featured in an article by Evolved Employer, discussing the ROI of hiring.

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Verizon Hit with Largest Disability Lawsuit in EEOC History

In a press release last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Verizon Communications will pay $20 million and take other remedial measures.

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The ROI of Hiring Technologists with Disabilities

Employers looking to gain a strategic edge may find that hiring technologists with disabilities provides an attractive return on investment. Technologists with disabilities give everyone.

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Breaking Down the Barriers to Equal Employment Opportunities for ALL People

co-written with Debra Ruh, SSB Chief Marketing Officer A large number of organizations today use the internet to post job openings and receive resumes and.

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SSB Staff Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek Series

SSB’s own Jonathan Avila, Chief Accessibility Officer, and Debra Ruh, Cheif Marketing Officer, are featured in Bloomberg Businessweek’s series about employment, accessibility and assistive technology,.

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Accessibility in the Hiring Process

Overview Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, along with Titles I and IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), prohibits discrimination related.

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Section 503 Updates – How to keep your US Federal Government Contracts

The ANPRM issued by the OFCCP indicates a strong increase in the strength of the regulations relating to Section 503 and their application to Federal contractors and suppliers. A conservative stance should assume that US Federal contractors and sub-contractors will be required to make both applicant facing systems and internal IT systems accessible to people with disabilities or face the loss of all public sector contracts.

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