Upcoming Events

Book Discussion: Employment and Work

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Description: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - The Conference Board Webcast

Join us for our September Book Discussion web cast, featuring Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., CRC, Director of the Employment and Disability Institute, and Associate Dean of Outreach at the Cornell University ILR (Industrial and Labor Relations) School, and co-author Linda Barrington, Ph.D., Executive Director of Cornell’s Institute for Compensation Studies, as they discusses their latest book, Employment and Work – Disability Key Issues and Future Directions. 

Employment and Work outlines the key workplace issues surrounding employment of people with disabilities. Susanne and Linda will discuss the context, challenges, and opportunities for employers seeking to improve their employee diversity and workplace effectiveness.Employment and Work is part of an 8 volume series released by The SAGE Reference Series on Disability.

Peter Linkow, Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board, and author of The Conference Board’s report, Leveling the Playing Field: Attracting, engaging, and advancing people with disabilities, will moderate this discussion important to anyone who wishes to explore major workplace issues surrounding disability and find guidance on new directions, trends, and contemporary resources in the field.