Innovative Research on Employer Practices: Improving Employment for People with Disabilities

Tuesday, October 22, 2013- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

Website Link

A state of the science conference from the Rehabilitation and Research Training Center on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes among Individuals with Disabilities. This two-day event will highlight the research findings from the Employer Practices Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at Cornell University ILR School's Employment and Disability Institute.

The event presentations and discussions will include findings on:

  • Employment discrimination charges filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Analysis of wage and total compensation gaps by disability measure
  • Influence of employer provided health insurance on job-change patterns among employees with disabilities
  • Impact of human resource policies and practices, organizational climate, and leadership on employees with disabilities
  • Absence and disability management practices for an aging workforce
    Employer view on organizational challenges and business opportunities

Each presentation will be accompanied by panelists representing both public and private sector stakeholders.