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2021-10-26T18:00:59+0000

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 https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm

 
2021-10-26T13:01:06+0000

Return to Work After COVID-19 – Focus on Mental Health and Cognitive Limitations, 11/18/21, 2:00 p.m. EST – Join JAN’s Cognitive/Neurological Team consultants Melanie Whetzel and James Potts for a discussion about returning to work during the pandemic. This JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series Webcast will address the pressing issues of anxiety, fear, and safety, telework and other accommodations, the cognitive side effects of recovering from COVID-19, and more. Register today! #JANTraining https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm

 
2021-10-22T13:00:03+0000

Return to Work After COVID-19 – Focus on Mental Health and Cognitive Limitations, 11/18/21, 2:00 p.m. EST – Join JAN’s Cognitive/Neurological Team consultants Melanie Whetzel and James Potts for a discussion about returning to work during the pandemic. This JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series Webcast will address the pressing issues of anxiety, fear, and safety, telework and other accommodations, the cognitive side effects of recovering from COVID-19, and more. Register today! #JANTraining https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm

 
2021-10-15T13:00:37+0000

Join U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, newly appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Taryn Williams and other special guests for a virtual celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) on October 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. Register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-national-disability-employment-awareness-month-2021-tickets-186087802627

 
2021-10-14T13:00:44+0000

Join the U.S. Department of Labor on October 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET for a virtual celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Featured guests will include Secretary Marty Walsh, newly appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Taryn Williams, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Director Jenny Yang and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Jennifer Sheehy. Register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-national-disability-employment-awareness-month-2021-tickets-186087802627

 

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

2021-10-13T13:00:28+0000

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021 by attending a virtual celebration presented by the Office of Disability Employment Policy. This exciting event will feature insightful dialogues and a video showcase highlighting strategies in action for an equitable disability inclusive recovery. 10/20/21 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Register today! #NDEAM https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-national-disability-employment-awareness-month-2021-tickets-186087802627?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

 

Communicating Your Commitment to Accessibility: Tips for Employers

2021-10-12T18:00:07+0000

Looking for a guide to help your organization highlight your efforts to increase workplace information and communications technology accessibility to job seekers, new hires, and existing employees? See the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) resource, “Communicating Your Commitment to Accessibility: Tips for Employers.” #NDEAM https://www.PEATworks.org/digital-accessibility-toolkits/staff-training-resources/communicating-your-commitment-to-accessibility-tips-for-employers

 
2021-10-12T13:00:19+0000

Leave can be an effective accommodation but when an employee with a disability can work with reasonable and effective accommodations, the employee shouldn’t be forced to use leave instead. Read JAN’s Leave as an Ineffective Accommodation. https://AskJAN.org/articles/Leave-as-an-Ineffective-Accommodation.cfm

 

AskEARN

2021-10-11T13:00:20+0000

In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), join EARN - Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion for a webinar on building disability-inclusive workplaces! “Disability-Inclusive Workplace Culture: Building it to Last” will take place on October 20, 2021 from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. ET. Learn how leading companies build and sustain disability-inclusive cultures and how your organization can apply these lessons to build a stronger, more inclusive workplace as you recover from the pandemic. Hear from Jim Sinocchi of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (@jpmorganchase) and Vani Seshadri of Accenture (@Accenture) about how careful planning and ongoing support across all levels of an organization will help attract and retain employees with disabilities. https://askearn.org/event/1

 

Accommodations Beyond Job Performance = Compliance and Inclusion

2021-10-11T13:00:05+0000

Most people know that the ADA requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations so employees with disabilities can perform the essential functions of their jobs. However, sometimes there are other reasons employers might have to provide accommodations. Want to know more? Check-out JAN’s Accommodations Beyond Job Performance = Compliance and Inclusion. https://AskJAN.org/articles/Accommodations-Beyond-Job-Performance-Compliance-and-Inclusion.cfm

 

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