The Blind Worker Awards

MGM Resorts International employee Donald Bosso is the Talent Diversity Coordinator that answers the MGM Employment Applicant Support Line for People with Disabilities and the Deaf offering Employment Application related ADA Accommodations to people with disAbilities and the Deaf who reach out to him through Relay and Telephon Voice Communication.

Mr. Bosso was laterally promoted with no increase in pay in April of 2014 from a transactional position working in employment since 2007.  He attained his position at MGM after attending the Statler Center Hosptiality Training Program for the Blind & Physically Challenged held at The Blind Center of Nevada.  This is a college level certificate program offered by the Statler Center which is based out of Buffalo New York.

Mr. Bosso works for the Senior Associate Legal Counsel for MGM Resorts International.

Mr. Bosso has a Dream and hopes you can help by making a Donation!

His Dream is to create a US Award Program for the Blind and Vision Impaired FT Worker that will encourage more of the blind and vision impaired community in the United States to seek out and attain fulltime employment.

The award program would provide people that meet the criteria of receiving an award gift certificates to be used to purchas things which work income might not otherwise easily cover such as new enterainment systems, furnishing, business atire, Adaptive technology and Software and well as a year’s supply of food and so on sent to the winner’s home address.

Mr. Bosso also volunteers his time to the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International though their Nevada Chapter 45 – Nevada Council of Blind Lions and is a member too of the Nevada Council of the Blind.

Some ADA Accommodations he offers at MGM Are:

Asssign NVRID sign language interpreters to prospective future Deaf employees who have 1st, 2nd and 3rd interview schedulted.
Schedule and Assign sign language interpreters for New Hire Processing, Corporate and Property Orientations and Trainings.
Schedule and Assign Sign Language Interpreters for Netword Groups and Job Fairs upon Request.
Coordinate 1st, 2nd and 3rd job interviews between Interviewer, Interviewee, Interpreter and ADA Consultant Trainer of Interview Skills for Hiring Managers.
Perform monthly Requistion Standing Audits of open positions supporting the Best Buddy program.
Match skill sets to open positions and reposition candidates into new queues at candidate request.
Update candidate information upon candidate request.
Reach out to hiring managers and property human resoruce vice presidents when a new position is chosen.
Provide Status of Application, Password Resets, Repositions and more.