NTILG Meeting – Thursday, September 19

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Our next meeting is Thursday, September 19 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, Texas 

Workshops for this meeting include:

  1. “Disability Awareness and Etiquette in the Workplace”
    • This training will increase the understanding of the challenges that adults with disabilities face in the workplace, along with specific disabilities and appropriate workplace etiquette – better preparing them to enhance the employment experience for employees with disabilities, while achieving increased productivity and opportunity through daily interactions and providing reasonable accommodations.
      • Presented by: Anne Hudson (Southwest Airlines)
  2. “Resources and How To Employ People with Disabilities”
    • Panel 1: Comprised of representatives from local non-profits who support people with disabilities in the workplace through a collaborative relationship with employers. Best practices will be shared from the experience of the panel members on employing people with disabilities.
      • Presented by: Britni Miles (My Possibilities), Daniel Clark (Texas Workforce Commission), Rob Mollard (The Marriott Foundation), Kevan Johnson (Reach), Zhantell Quiqley (Achieve), Kamala Kannan (Goodwill Dallas)
    • Panel 2: Comprised of representatives from for profit businesses who will share best practices from their experiences on employing and retaining people with disabilities.
      • Presented by: Jon Nelson (AT&T), Susie Madden (Bank of America), Rafael Cherry (Bank of America), Martin Marshall (UT Southwestern Medical Center), Dana Lynch (Walgreens)
  3. “Important Takeaways from the 2019 ILG National Conference”
    • This session will cover key areas discussed by OFCCP Director Leen and EEOC Commissioner Lipnic during the 2019 ILG National Conference.  We’ll discuss key agency focus areas and provide handouts that include checklists/best practices that will assist you in compliance audits.
      • Presented by: Kevin Fitzpatrick (NILG Board Member/Regional ILG Coordinator) and Nick Paul (NTILG Chair)

Location: Southwest Corporate Headquarters, 2702 Love Field Drive, Dallas, TX 75235
Member Cost: Free with Paid Membership
Non-Member Cost: $25 per attendee
Additional Details: Please have the driver pull up to the guardhouse using the Visitor lane and tell the Security Personnel that they are here for the NTILG meeting, they will be required to show their driver licenses. After they get through the gate they will go straight and take a left between the two buildings. At the stop sign, take a right and they will see the main entrance. They can park anywhere they find a spot, with THE EXCEPTION OF RESERVED SPOTS! Once they come into the main entrance there will be a table with their printed badge in the lobby.