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2022-08-11T13:00:04+0000

Employers often have questions about whether there are organizational or other rules and regulations that govern policies on developing job descriptions. JAN’s “Accommodation and Compliance: Job Descriptions” may help. https://AskJAN.org/topics/jobdesc.cfm

 

Augment Employee Learning with XR

2022-08-10T13:00:03+0000

The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology recently published a new blog post exploring ways employers can use inclusive extended reality (#XR) technology to support learning and engagement for employees both with and without disabilities. @PEATWorks https://www.PEATWorks.org/employee-learning-xr/

 
2022-08-09T13:00:03+0000

JAN sometimes receives questions about providing disability awareness training to co-workers and managers as an accommodation. What does this entail? #DisabilityAwareness https://AskJAN.org/publications/consultants-corner/Disability-Awareness-Training.cfm

 

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2022-08-08T13:00:06+0000

“Supporting Employees with Long COVID: A Guide for Employers” is a new resource that addresses the basics about Long COVID, including its intersection with mental health. It provides answers to frequently asked questions about Long COVID and job accommodations. https://AskJAN.org/Publications/upload/Supporting-Employees-with-Long-COVID-A-Guide-for-Employers.pdf

 
2022-08-06T13:00:04+0000

Accommodations for individuals with Long COVID can vary depending on specific limitations and job duties. JAN’s “Accommodating Employees with COVID-19 Or Long COVID” is a starting point for exploring solutions. #LongCovid https://AskJAN.org/blogs/jan/2021/03/Accommodating-Employees-with-COVID-19-or-Long-COVID.cfm

 
2022-08-05T13:00:00+0000

Are you registered for JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series? Don’t miss this JAN training. Register TODAY! #JANTraining - https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2022-webcast-series.cfm

 

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2022-08-03T13:00:00+0000

Developed jointly by JAN and EARN, “Supporting Employees with Long COVID: A Guide for Employers” is a new resource that outlines temporary and long-term workplace supports that can help businesses of all sizes support and retain employees with Long COVID. https://AskJAN.org/Publications/upload/Supporting-Employees-with-Long-COVID-A-Guide-for-Employers.pdf

 
2022-08-02T13:00:04+0000

Are employers held to a higher standard when they do more to provide accommodations than required under the ADA? Read JAN's "Good Deeds Not Punished: Dispelling the Idea of Precedent Setting and the ADA" https://AskJAN.org/articles/Good-Deeds-Not-Punished-Dispelling-the-Idea-of-Precedent-Setting-and-the-ADA.cfm

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Job Applicants and Employees

2022-08-01T18:00:01+0000

Does your business use employment software that relies on algorithmic decision-making? This may disadvantage job applicants and employees with disabilities. Read "The ADA and the Use of Software, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence to Assess Job Applicants and Employees" https://www.EEOC.gov/laws/guidance/Americans-Disabilities-Act-and-Use-Software-Algorithms-and-Artificial-Intelligence

 
2022-08-01T13:00:03+0000

The ADA doesn't require employers to use standardized forms when gathering medical information from employees for ADA purposes. Learn why. Read "The Use of Sample Forms Under the ADA" https://AskJAN.org/articles/The-Use-of-Sample-Forms-under-the-ADA.cfm

 

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