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IBM100 – The Accessible Workforce

By August 17, 2014Uncategorized

IBM100 – The Accessible Workforce

By August 17, 2014Uncategorized

IBM has worked to recruit, hire and accommodate employees with disabilities since the 1910s—decades before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Today, IBM continues to champion accessibility for people with disabilities.

Source: www-03.ibm.com

“In 1980, Jim Sinocchi, then a 25-year-old IBM contract administrator in New York City, had high hopes for a career in business or politics. But when he broke his neck while body surfing, and became a quadriplegic, he thought he’d never work again. He was stunned in 1983 when his managers at IBM urged him to come back…


IBM has helped create a climate today where accessibility, due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the law of the land in the United States, and where companies of all types are building accessibility features into many products and services. “


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IBM has worked to recruit, hire and accommodate employees with disabilities since the 1910s—decades before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Today, IBM continues to champion accessibility for people with disabilities.

Source: www-03.ibm.com

“In 1980, Jim Sinocchi, then a 25-year-old IBM contract administrator in New York City, had high hopes for a career in business or politics. But when he broke his neck while body surfing, and became a quadriplegic, he thought he’d never work again. He was stunned in 1983 when his managers at IBM urged him to come back…


IBM has helped create a climate today where accessibility, due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the law of the land in the United States, and where companies of all types are building accessibility features into many products and services. “


http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/accessibleworkforce/?utm_content=buffer27716&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer