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US Department of Labor to recognize importance of disability, equity in workforce during National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2022 | U.S. Department of Labor

2022-07-01T13:00:01+0000

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that, in recognition of the vital role people with disabilities play in making the nation's workforce diverse and inclusive, "Disability: Part of the Equity Equation" has been chosen as the theme for NDEAM 2022. Read the news release: https://www.DOL.gov/Newsroom/releases/ODEP/odep20220622

 

Promoting Pride, in Our Work and in Ourselves | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2022-06-30T21:00:04+0000

Happy Pride! In recognition of Pride month, ODEP posted “Promoting Pride, in Our Work and in Ourselves” to educate employers about policies and best practices to build inclusive organizations for all diverse groups, including those in the LGBTQI+ community. Read the blog: https://blog.DOL.gov/2022/06/17/Promoting-Pride-in-our-Work-and-in-Ourselves

 
2022-06-30T18:00:04+0000

Employees and employers alike contact JAN for assistance combating sleep disorders. Register today for a free and informative webcast on accommodation solutions related to sleep disorders. 9/22/22 @2 ET. https://AskJAN.org/events/index.cfm?calview=eventdetails&dtid=E7D29E3F-07CB-4AFC-F0E5C43B6C55943C

 
2022-06-30T16:00:06+0000

The latest edition of the JAN Newsletter is available! This edition focuses on ADA medical inquiry rules and includes links to practical Q&As and a new JAN resource about what medical documentation professionals can provide for ADA purposes. Read the JAN Newsletter: https://AskJAN.org/Newsletters/2022/JAN-Newsletter-June-2022.cfm

 
2022-06-30T13:00:03+0000

Wondering what’s new in the world of assistive technology (AT)? Are you curious about equipment and technology-related accommodation trends? Don’t miss JAN’s AT Update webcast, 8/11/22 @2 ET. https://AskJAN.org/events/index.cfm?calview=eventdetails&dtid=E7BA29E3-C79D-7B81-5B1AB0D1629406B4

 
2022-06-29T18:00:01+0000

Individuals experiencing migraines and headaches who meet the ADA’s definition of disability may be entitled to reasonable accommodations. Learn more: “Managing Headaches in the Workplace” https://AskJAN.org/articles/Managing-Headaches-in-the-Workplace.cfm

 

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

 

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