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2021-12-04T19:00:00+0000

Register today for JAN's Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series training on Next-Level Accommodation and ADA Challenges. 1/13/22, 2:00 p.m. EST #JANTraining https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm

 
2021-12-04T14:00:00+0000

You’ve requested an accommodation at work, but your employer has denied the request. What do you do now? Read JAN’s Your Accommodation Request Was Denied. What Now? at https://AskJAN.org/publications/consultants-corner/Your-Accommodation-Request-Was-Denied-What-Now.cfm

 
2021-12-03T19:00:05+0000

Register today for JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series training titled Accommodation Solutions for Autoimmune Disorders. 12/09/21, 2:00 p.m. EST #JANTraining https://AskJAN.org/events/register/2021-2022-webcast-series.cfm

 

JAN Monthly Webcast Series - November 2021 - RTW After COVID-19: Mental Health/Cognitive Limitations

2021-12-03T16:00:01+0000

Did you miss the November edition of JAN’s Accommodation and Compliance Webcast Series: Return to Work After COVID-19 – Focus on Mental Health and Cognitive Limitations? The recorded webcast is now available on JAN’s YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ5Rvtv_Huo

 
2021-12-03T14:00:00+0000

JAN addresses some of the most common issues employers encounter when providing accommodations and complying with the ADA in the resource, Employers' Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA at https://AskJAN.org/publications/employers/employers-guide.cfm

 
2021-12-02T19:00:02+0000

JAN’s Employees’ Practical Guide to Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA is a summary of some of the most common questions employees have regarding job accommodations and the ADA. https://AskJAN.org/publications/individuals/employee-guide.cfm

 
2021-12-02T14:00:02+0000

Some vaccinated, at-risk employees may have a disability-related reason to continue teleworking. For employers seeking guidance on how to address these kinds of accommodation issues, JAN offers A Practical Approach to Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation During the Pandemic at https://AskJAN.org/articles/A-Practical-Approach-to-Telework-as-a-Reasonable-Accommodation-During-the-Pandemic.cfm

 
2021-12-01T19:00:02+0000

Implementing a temporary or trial accommodation offers the opportunity to evaluate an accommodation for effectiveness before implementing it long-term. JAN offers guidance on temporary or trial accommodations at https://AskJAN.org/topics/Temporary-Accommodations.cfm

 
2021-12-01T14:00:02+0000

What can an employer do when an employee with a disability requests to remove job tasks that include talking on the telephone? JAN offers practical guidance on engaging in the interactive process to explore accommodation solutions related to this type of situation. Read Accommodations for Difficulties with Assisting Others on the Telephone Due to Stress, Anxiety, and Interpersonal Communications at https://AskJAN.org/articles/Accommodations-for-Difficulties-with-Assisting-Others-on-the-Telephone-Due-to-Stress-Anxiety-and-Interpersonal-Communications.cfm

 

Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility

2021-11-30T19:00:02+0000

The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology posted a blog on “Inclusive Apprenticeships: The Importance of Accessibility.” The blog by Josh Christianson, director of the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship, examines the importance of creating apprenticeship programs that are inclusive and accessible to ensure everyone, including people with disabilities, can fully participate in opportunities that can add lifetime benefits to their careers. https://www.PEATworks.org/inclusive-apprenticeships-the-importance-of-accessibility

 

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