The ADA @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui
July marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This groundbreaking legislation has impacted nearly every aspect of daily life for people with disabilities, including employment. Join us for a discussion with Bobby Silverstein, principal at the law firm of Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC, and Susan Mazrui, director of Global Public Policy at AT&T, exploring the past, present and future of the ADA as it pertains to employment. Learn about the role of the business and disability communities in securing enactment of the ADA and core principles of equal opportunity/nondiscrimination articulated in the legislation. The webinar will also address emerging ADA implementation issues, including those related to COVID-19, the gig economy, accessibility of websites and online systems, use of artificial intelligence and voluntary affirmative action recruitment and hiring policies.
- Bobby Silverstein, Principal at Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
- Susan Mazrui, Director of Global Public Policy at AT&T
- Moderated by Lou Orslene, Director of Employer and Workplace Policy, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
To watch a recording of this webinar or download slides or resources, visit the EARN Training Center: https://askearn.org/training-center/webinars/the-ada-31-a-conversation-with-bobby-silverstein-and-susan-mazrui/