July 26, 2010 marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Act seeks to strike a balance between protections for individuals with disabilities and the obligations and requirements of employers.
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ICW's Karen Elzey will discuss how communities are strategically addressing the shortage of workers trained to fill STEM jobs at the bi-annual Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 meeting in Ojai, California.
Join ICW on Wednesday, July 14th as we discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in increasing postsecondary education completion rates as employer demand for high skills continues to grow.
Erie, Pennsylvania, known as the Great Lake port city, has a history of having a vibrant and dynamic economy. In its first years, Erie was known as being a major manufacturing hub, and for having the largest fishing port in the world.
ICW's Karen Elzey will be participating on a panel discussion of the changing demographics of the American workforce.
It is the ideal situation—work a full-time or part-time job and gain a college degree at the same time. No need to travel to a separate campus—many of your lessons take place right where you work.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Campaign for Free Enterprise is uniting key stakeholders at the Jobs For America: Summit 2010, July 14th in Washington, D.C. to review what's happening in the current political and economic landscape and discuss the policies needed to create jobs.
In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.
As the economy slowly rebounds from a significant recession, many businesses are looking for the right tools to put them ahead of their competitors and maintain a healthy, robust workforce.
A roundtable discussion sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce American Free Enterprise. Dream Big. campaign and Greater New Orleans, Inc.