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  • Back to the Future: The Why, What and How for Disability Inclusion

Back to the Future: The Why, What and How for Disability Inclusion

  • October 21, 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • CSC- 3170 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, VA 22042


  • This registration is restricted to those individuals that are DirectEmployers members.

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Join the DC Metro BLN for our October Program featuring Candee Chambers, Vice President of Compliance & Partnerships at DirectEmployers Association who will share DirectEmployers member employers experiences as we review the beginnings of disability inclusion and engage in a robust dialog that will help attendees understand the various levels of the inclusion journey and share:

  • How to best engage with external organizations for talent
  • Best resources and pipelines to locate and search for resumes of college grads
  • Recruiting and retention resources for Millenials
  • Educating New Hires regarding ERGs, Disclosure, Accommodation Processes for apparent and non apparent IWDs

Candee Chambers, SPHR, Sr. CAAP, is the Vice President of Compliance & Partnerships at DirectEmployers Association. Candee leads the Association’s compliance initiatives, oversees the creation of strategic partnerships with a multitude of organizations that allow DirectEmployers membership to share their job opportunities with job seekers, and manages the relationship with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) which includes the joint-initiative, National Labor Exchange (NLx). Candee also provides guidance on compliance matters related to Affirmative Action regulations, outreach responsibilities and employee selection, while developing and providing training to HR and staffing professionals on these same topics. She regularly shares her expertise and guidance to DirectEmployers Members, and has had the opportunity to speak extensively across the United States at Affirmative Action-related conferences, regional ILG meetings and ILG National Conferences. Candee also frequently presents with employment law experts on topics related to VEVRAA and Section 503. She was also recently appointed as a faculty member during the National Employment Law Institute’s (NELI) Affirmative Action program series.

Candee holds her SPHR designation and is a Sr. Certified Affirmative Action Professional. She is the Vice Chair of the Indiana Industry Liaison Group, and serves as Chair of the DirectEmployers Association Compliance Advisory Board and Co-Chair of the National Labor Exchange (NLx) Steering Committees. Candee also serves as the Compliance Chair of the Victory Media Military Friendly Advisory Board.

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