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A timer can be an effective tool for assisting employees in monitoring their use of time. Learn about using a timer as a job accommodation. View JAN’s new Solution Showcase: Timers at


ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Federal Disability Employment | U.S. Department of Labor Blog


ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Federal Disability Employment. In this blog, ODEP’s Akinyemi Banjo discusses ODEP’s leadership in helping to increase the inclusion of people with disabilities within the federal workforce.


Next-Level Accommodation and ADA Challenges, 1/13/22, 2:00 p.m. EST – The job accommodation and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance bar has risen to expert level, requiring a higher level of competence, ADA analysis, and engagement in the interactive accommodation process. Level up your ADA and accommodation game by learning practical ways to master complex accommodation and ADA situations. Register today! #JANTraining


National Apprenticeship Week – Cape – Youth


ODEP’s Center for Advancing Policy on Employment for Youth has released a blog in honor of the seventh annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) from November 15-21, 2021. The blog showcases states enacting policies engineered to increase the inclusion and engagement of youth with disabilities in apprenticeship programs:


The U.S. Department of Labor offers an Employer Guide to Hiring Veterans that provides information about service member and veteran demographics, shares federal, state, and other resources to facilitate veteran employment, and makes recommendations on how to attract, train, and retain veterans.


With telework on the rise, some employers are downsizing their workspace and moving to shared workspaces without assigned workstations. The needs of employees who require workstation accommodations should be considered. JAN offers key considerations in Making Shared Workspace More Accessible for Employees with Disabilities -


PTSD can manifest in a veteran differently than someone who has survived a catastrophic one-time event. The traumatic events that accompany combat duty occur daily, for months at a time, without warning. Not all veterans with PTSD will need accommodations, but for those who do, JAN offers some information that may be useful. Read Accommodating Service Members and Veterans with PTSD -


Thank you to all who have served in the United States Armed Forces! Veterans, with and without disabilities, bring unique skills to the workforce. Job accommodations can enhance the productivity of these valuable workers when a disability affects job performance. For accommodation information and resources, see JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance: Veterans and Service Members -


Accommodation Solutions for Autoimmune Disorders, 12/09/21, 2:00 p.m. EST – Join JAN Lead Consultants Lisa Mathess and Teresa Goddard to explore workplace accommodations and AT options to keep your employees with autoimmune disorders safe and successful in the workplace. This JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series Webcast will explore accommodations for a variety of limitations arising from autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gastrointestinal diseases, Guillain-Barre syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and more. Register today! #JANTraining



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