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OFCCP Presents Webinar on 50th Anniversary of Rehabilitation Act of 1973

By Debra Milstein Gardner - Sep 12, 2023 10:54:01 AM - 4 MINS READ

Virtual session will take place on September 19 at 1:00pm Central Time. 

On September 19, 2023, the Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs will host a virtual roundtable discussion to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act.  

Topics will include: 

  • Highlights of 50 years of advancements in disability employment 
  • An overview of federal contractor responsibilities 
  • Best practices to promote disability inclusion 
  • Reasonable accommodations 
  • Hiring individuals with disabilities

 Panelist speakers are: 

  • Carol Glazer, President of National Organization on Disability 
  • Susanne Bruyère, Director of the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability and Co-Director and Co-Principal Director of EARN, Cornell University 
  • Larysa Kautz, President & CEO of Melwood 

The virtual session will be held via WebEx on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 1:00pm Central Time. Attendance is free and open to all; however, registration is required. Video/dial-in details will be sent separately upon registration. 

 Registration is available here. For questions, contact OFCCPoutreach@dol.gov.  

Debra Milstein Gardner

Debra Milstein Gardner has worked in the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) space for the past 43 years while working in the public and private sectors in various human resources compliance roles. She began her career working for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and then went to the Marriott Corporation for nine years working in EEO, Affirmative Action and field human resource roles. In 1990, Debra founded Workplace Dynamics LLC providing EEO, AA, and DEI consulting services to government contractors. In 2016, Debra sold the affirmative action portion of Workplace Dynamics to OutSolve LLC and works part-time as a Market Analyst. Debra is a sports fanatic, routing for the Baltimore Ravens and all Virginia Tech Hokie teams. She loves to hike and boat in her mountain and lake community of Lake Lure, NC.

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