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What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

2022-09-26T13:03:20+0000

A person with COVID-19 or its long-term effects could have an ADA disability. Learn more in "What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehab Act, and Other EEO Laws" EEOC.gov/WYSK/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws#N

 
2022-09-24T13:00:04+0000

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) poster is available for download! “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation” #NDEAM DOL.gov/agencies/ODEP/Initiatives/NDEAM/resources#Poster

 
2022-09-23T13:00:07+0000

Gathering information and establishing expectations in advance of the arrival of a service or emotional support dog can be beneficial. What information will be useful? Read “Dogs in the Workplace: A Paw-sible Solution” AskJAN.org/articles/Dogs-in-the-Workplace.cfm

 
2022-09-22T13:00:04+0000

Join @JANatJAN and @AskEARN for a collaborative webcast on “Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization” 10/13/22 @ 2 ET AskJAN.org/events/register/2022-webcast-series.cfm?regEventID=E7D8F279-F0CC-3C01-CC78E8C311D26C37

 
2022-09-21T13:00:02+0000

The important role people with disabilities play in a diverse and inclusive workforce is conveyed in the 2022 theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM): “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation” DOL.gov/agencies/ODEP/Initiatives/NDEAM

 
2022-09-20T13:00:03+0000

The definition of disability is an impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. JAN offers tips to help determine whether a person has a disability under the ADA Amendments Act - AskJAN.org/publications/consultants-corner/vol05iss04.cfm

 

TalentWorks: Accessible eRecruiting for Employers

2022-09-19T13:00:07+0000

TalentWorks is an online resource that helps employers and human resources professionals make eRecruiting technologies accessible to all job seekers —including those with disabilities. PEATWorks.org/Digital-Accessibility-Toolkits/Talentworks

 
2022-09-17T13:00:05+0000

Because title I of the ADA doesn’t address service animals, a request from an employee to bring a service animal to work can be processed like any other accommodation request. Read “Service Animals as Workplace Accommodations” AskJAN.org/topics/ServAnim.cfm

 

Suicide Prevention

2022-09-16T13:00:01+0000

People of all genders, ages, and ethnicities can be at risk for suicide. If you know someone in crisis, call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988. For more information, go to NIMH.NIH.gov/health/topics/Suicide-Prevention.

 

Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Workers: Strategies for Success

2022-09-15T13:00:03+0000

Learn from a panel of neurodivergent professionals as well as employers who have developed successful neurodiversity programs. Check-out EARN's “Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Workers: Strategies for Success” AskEARN.org/event/Hiring-and-Supporting-Neurodivergent-Workers

 

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