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Employment and Disability Book Launch

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Ives Hall 115 and ILR Conference Center Lobby

A discussion of the new Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) volume on Employment and Disability.

Facilitator: Ariel Avgar – Associate Dean for Outreach and Sponsored Research, ILR School

Introduction: Susanne Bruyère– Director and Professor of Disability Studies, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability

Panel Presenters:

Sarah von Schrader - Creating An Accommodating Workplace: Encouraging Disability Disclosure and Managing Reasonable Accommodation Requests

LaWanda Cook - Unwelcoming Workplaces: Bullying and Harassment of Employees with Disabilities

Kelly Clark - Youth with Disabilities: A Human Resource for the 21st Century Workforce

William Erickson - Employment in High Tech Industries: What Does It Mean for People with Disabilities?


Linda Barrington – Associate Dean of External Relations, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Angela Winfield – Associate Vice President for Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, Cornell University

Date and Time: October 29, 2019 from 4:30-6:00pm

Location: 115 Ives Hall, followed by reception in ILR Conference Center Lobby

Hosted by: ILR School, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA), Institute of Politics and Global Affairs (IOPGA), K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI)

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