EmploymentLINK 2013 – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Assistant Secretary of Labor, Kathy Martinez – Keynote speaker at EmploymentLINK 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, California (April 10, 2013) – EmploymentLINK is proud to announce Kathy Martinez this year’s Keynote speaker. Kathy Martinez is the head of US department of Labor’s office of Disability and employment policy (ODEP). She was nominated by president Obama and confirmed by the Senate in 2009 . Ms. Martinez advises the Secretary of Labor and works with all DOL agencies to lead a comprehensive and coordinated national policy regarding the employment of people with disabilities.

At EmploymentLINK you will hear from Ms. Martinez about the US Labor department’s vision for people with disabilities including policies and practices affecting an increase in the employment and job retention of people with disabilities.

Intuit together with ‘My Blind Spot’ will be speaking about their project to make QuickBooks accessible and the impact this will have on the disabled community.

Sessions will include time for questions and answers. Don’t miss this great opportunity to be part of this dialog!

Date:
Thursday May 2nd, 2013
9:00am – 4:00pm

Location:
Ed Roberts Campus
3075 Adeline St.,
Berkeley, CA 94703

EmploymentLINK is a one day educational seminar for employers, disability employment professional, and leaders.

Who should attend?

Employers and their representatives, HR professionals, management and staff of the Department of Rehabilitation, and all professionals with an interest in employment matters for people with disabilities.

To ask a question or reserve a space contact:
Chrissy Dodds: cdodds@adaptivetec.com
Lesley Ann Gibbons: Lesley@SterlingAdaptives.com
Website: http://adaptivetec.com/employmentlink-2013/

Hosted by:

Adaptive Technology Services
A leading provider of computer technology services for people who are blind and visually impaired.
adaptivetec.com

Sterling Adaptives, LLC
Based in the North Bay, Sterling Adaptives supplies the most advanced Assistive Technology equipment and software currently available.
SterlingAdaptives.com

EmploymentLINK was established in 2012 and is dedicated to issues surrounding employment and disability.