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ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Mental Health-Friendly Workplaces | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2021-06-11T18:00:12+0000

The Office of Disability Employment Policy posted "ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Mental Health-Friendly Workplaces" as the latest blog in the series celebrating its 20th anniversary. In the blog, ODEP supervisory policy advisor Louis Orslene examines ODEP's programs and resources promoting mental health in workplaces and workforce services over the years. https://blog.dol.gov/2021/05/27/odep-at-20-driving-change-through-mental-health-friendly-workplaces

 

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2021-06-11T13:00:51+0000

The White House recently issued a fact sheet on "Biden-Harris Administration Efforts to Support Full Participation and Equality for People with Disabilities." This resource highlights policies and funding to provide access and equity for people with disabilities in federal programs and includes resources from the Job Accommodation Network on COVID-19 and workplace accommodations.https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/White-House-Disability-Policy-Fact-Sheet.pdf

 

Blog > Creating a Path to Employment for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities | LEAD Center

2021-06-10T18:00:33+0000

The LEAD Center posted a blog on "Creating a Path to Employment for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities." The blog discusses LEAD Center initiatives focused on helping veterans find jobs and highlights Guided Group Discovery employment resources. http://leadcenter.org/blog/creating-path-employment-veterans-service-connected-disabilities

 
2021-06-10T13:00:08+0000

JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Series Webcasts can be used to offer on-the-spot ADA, interactive process, and accommodation training anytime! Check-out these newly archived events: Accessibility & Accommodations: How Employers & HR Professionals Can Prepare for Emerging Tech in the Workplace (5/20/21) and Q&A with the Cog/Psych Team: Challenging Mental Health Scenarios (5/11/21) at https://askjan.org/events/webinars/archive/index.cfm

 

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

2021-06-09T18:00:21+0000

The EEOC has updated its What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws Technical Assistance Guidance in response to the many inquiries the agency has received related to work-related COVID-19 vaccination issue. This guidance can help employers make decisions about accommodating workers with disabilities. https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws

 
2021-06-09T13:00:42+0000

Individuals with disabilities sometimes encounter barriers when requesting and negotiating accommodations at work. JAN experts discuss practical solutions for overcoming these barriers in the newly released webcast titled, Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations. This JAN training is not only useful for individuals with disabilities and service providers, but also for employers who may benefit from learning about the employee side of the accommodation process. View this webcast now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9XeHaBajc4

 
2021-06-08T19:09:39+0000

You’ve requested an accommodation at work, but your employer denied the request. What do you do now? Do you have options under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? If you work for an ADA-covered entity, you do. JAN offers a NEW resource that can help: Your Accommodation Request Was Denied. What Now? https://askjan.org/publications/consultants-corner/Your-Accommodation-Request-Was-Denied-What-Now.cfm

 
2021-05-28T13:00:01+0000

“Can you hear me now?” Explore a showcase of hearing aids and products brought to you by JAN! Check-out JAN’s YouTube video, Solution Showcase: Hearing Aids at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJYwyWJvwdA

 
2021-05-27T18:00:13+0000

The National Conference of State Legislatures, which works with the State Exchange on Employment & Disability, released a podcast on "COVID-19 and Employment for People with Disabilities" about the rise of teleworking for people with disabilities. Listen to the "COVID-19 and Employment for People with Disabilities" podcast at https://www.ncsl.org/our-american-states/2021/05/16/covid-19-and-employment-for-people-with-disabilities-oas-episode-130.aspx

 
2021-05-27T13:00:18+0000

Thyroid disorders like Graves' disease, Hashimoto's disease, and thyroid cancer, can exhibit symptoms that vary widely. Related limitations can lead to the need to request accommodations when work is affected. See JAN’s Thyroid Disorders page for more information - https://askjan.org/disabilities/Thyroid-Disorders.cfm

 

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