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DEIA

2022-06-29T13:00:02+0000

It’s a best practice for organizations to consider Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) as interconnected strands rather than separate pieces. Learn more: https://www.PEATWorks.org/FutureofWork/DEIA

 
2022-06-28T13:00:08+0000

Are you a health care provider assisting a patient in requesting ADA accommodations? Check-out JAN’s Practical Guidance for Medical Professionals: Providing Sufficient Medical Documentation in Support of a Patient's Accommodation Request: https://AskJAN.org/articles/Medical-Provider-Support-for-Accommodation-Request.cfm

 

Recruit. Hire. Retain. Advance.

2022-06-27T13:00:09+0000

EARN offers a step-by-step framework to ensure disability is included in your organization’s DEIA plan: “Including Disability in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Priorities: Building A Maturity Model” at https://AskEARN.org/publication/Including-Disability-in-DEI-Priorities

 
2022-06-25T13:00:02+0000

What healthcare professionals can provide medical documentation to support an employee’s accommodation request? Find the answer in “Who Can Provide Medical Documentation for ADA Purposes?” https://AskJAN.org/articles/Who-Can-Provide-Medical-Documentation-for-ADA-Purposes.cfm

 

JAN Monthly Webcast Series - June 2022 - Personal Use or Reasonable Accommodation: What’s What?

2022-06-24T18:00:01+0000

Did you miss JAN’s June Accommodation & Compliance Series webcast on deciphering between personal use items and reasonable accommodation? Check-out “Personal Use or Reasonable Accommodation: What’s What?” https://youtu.be/1aAay-0Pry8

 
2022-06-24T13:00:07+0000

NEW JAN resource released! “Who Can Provide Medical Documentation for ADA Purposes?” https://AskJAN.org/articles/Who-Can-Provide-Medical-Documentation-for-ADA-Purposes.cfm

 
2022-06-23T15:05:21+0000

What steps can employers take to help ensure that employees provide medical documentation in a timely manner? Find the answer in “Avoiding “The Waiting Place” After Requesting Medical Information” https://AskJAN.org/blogs/jan/2016/05/Avoiding-the-Waiting-Place-After-Requesting-Medical-Information.cfm

 

www.dol.gov

2022-06-22T13:00:02+0000

A recent report published by ODEP explores how a gap in access to both computing devices and the internet disproportionately impacts people with disabilities, “Disability and the Digital Divide: Internet Subscriptions, Internet Use and Employment Outcomes” - https://www.DOL.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ODEP/pdf/Disability-Digital-Divide-Brief.pdf

 
2022-06-21T13:00:02+0000

What’s new? Go to JAN’s updated A to Z by Topic: Medical Exams and Inquiries page for new Q&As and resources! https://AskJAN.org/topics/medexinq.cfm

 
2022-06-20T13:00:09+0000

Learn common questions and answers related to disability disclosure, the ADA, and medical inquiries. Check-out the JAN A to Z by Topic page “Disability Disclosure” at https://AskJAN.org/topics/Disability-Disclosure.cfm

 

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