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Honoring the Impact of Mentoring, Today and Every Day | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2023-01-28T19:00:00+0000

Is there someone who made a positive difference your life and career? In honor of National Mentoring Month and “Thank Your Mentor Day” on Jan. 26, five staff members from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy reflected on the mentors who helped them discover their interests, launch their careers or advance along their chosen paths.

 
2023-01-28T14:00:04+0000

JAN webcasts are available in the JAN Webcast Series Library. These webcasts may be used to train employees (e.g., people leaders) on job accommodation and ADA compliance topics. AskJAN.org/events/webinars/archive/index.cfm

 
2023-01-27T14:00:04+0000

“Accommodations for Difficulties with Assisting Others on the Telephone Due to Stress, Anxiety, and Interpersonal Communications” AskJAN.org/articles/Accommodations-for-Difficulties-with-Assisting-Others-on-the-Telephone-Due-to-Stress-Anxiety-and-Interpersonal-Communications.cfm

 
2023-01-26T14:00:03+0000

What can you do if your employer forces you out on leave after you request an accommodation? This JAN resource offers practical guidance “Leave as an Ineffective Accommodation” AskJAN.org/articles/Leave-as-an-Ineffective-Accommodation.cfm

 
2023-01-25T19:00:02+0000

How does workplace mentoring work? It's a learning partnership between employees for purposes of sharing information, knowledge, and insight in all aspects of employment. It's all Good! AskJAN.org/articles/Workplace-Mentoring-Its-all-Good.cfm

 
2023-01-25T14:00:04+0000

To help policymakers and others better understand the disability employment landscape, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy recently published a new interactive data map that illustrates how median earnings vary by state and sex among currently working adults with disabilities. #DisabilityData https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/research-evaluation/MAEmap

 

Retain

2023-01-24T19:00:02+0000

Disability inclusion is about more than hiring; it also means taking steps to retain the talents of valued employees with disabilities. EARN is committed to helping employers retain disabled employees. Learn more

 
2023-01-24T14:00:07+0000

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Energy and other federal agencies, recently published a series of resources to help policymakers, building operators, schools and employers improve indoor air quality as a way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne diseases. #IndoorAirQualityAtWork https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/coronavirus-covid-19-long-covid/employers#:~:text=COVID%2D19%20pandemic.-,Indoor%20Air%20Quality,-The%20Biden%2DHarris

 
2023-01-23T14:00:08+0000

Must an employer allow an employee with a disability to work a modified or part-time schedule as a reasonable accommodation, absent undue hardship? Read this JAN resource: AskJAN.org/concerns/Modified-Schedule.cfm

 

COVID-19 and Employment Trends for People with Disabilities | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2023-01-20T14:00:05+0000

“COVID-19 and Employment Trends for People with Disabilities” explains that the employment-population ratio for people with disabilities fully recovered in 2021.

 

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