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    2022-11-28T19:00:05+0000

    NEW! JAN’s “Employers' Practical Guide: Reasonable Accommodation During the Hiring Process” summarizes common situations employers face when handling accommodation requests during the hiring process. The guide helps employers provide hiring accommodations quickly! #JANHiringGuide AskJAN.org/publications/employers/Employers-Guide-Hiring-Process.cfm

     
    2022-11-28T17:00:05+0000

    Creating a fragrance free zone is a way to accommodate employees who are sensitive to fragrances. Learn practical tips for implementing this type of accommodation solution. Read "Can’t Ban Fragrances? Consider a Fragrance Free Zone" AskJAN.org/articles/Fragrance-Free-Zone.cfm

     
    2022-11-28T14:00:10+0000

    When an applicant requests an accommodation, consider whether the disability or accommodation need is obvious before asking for medical information. Read "Hiring Process Reasonable Accommodation Flowchart" AskJAN.org/articles/Hiring-Process-Reasonable-Accommodation-Flowchart.cfm

     
    2022-11-26T14:00:02+0000

    Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that is exacerbated by gray overcast skies and poor indoor lighting. Accommodation ideas may help. Read “Accommodating Employees with Seasonal Affective Disorder” AskJAN.org/disabilities/Seasonal-Affective-Disorder-SAD.cfm

     
    2022-11-25T14:00:02+0000

    Did you miss JAN’s Fall Newsletter? Learn about allergies in the workplace, navigating a scent-filled season, and addressing accommodation issues related to service animals and allergies. AskJAN.org/newsletters/2022/JAN-Newsletter-Fall-2022.cfm

     
    2022-11-23T19:00:02+0000

    NEW! JAN’s “Employers' Practical Guide: Reasonable Accommodation During the Hiring Process” summarizes common situations employers face when handling accommodation requests during the hiring process. The guide helps employers provide hiring accommodations quickly! #JANHiringGuide AskJAN.org/publications/employers/Employers-Guide-Hiring-Process.cfm

     
    2022-11-23T17:00:05+0000

    When an applicant requests an accommodation, consider whether the disability or accommodation need is obvious before asking for medical information. Read "Hiring Process Reasonable Accommodation Flowchart" AskJAN.org/articles/Hiring-Process-Reasonable-Accommodation-Flowchart.cfm

     
    2022-11-23T14:00:10+0000

    JAN offers guidance on writing a job accommodation request letter that includes sample language. Go to JAN’s For Individuals page for resources to help you get started. AskJAN.org/info-by-role.cfm#For-Individuals

     
    2022-11-22T14:00:02+0000

    Looking for job accommodation success stories? JAN situations and solutions are real-life examples of accommodations that were made by JAN customers. Check-out “Spotlight: Successful Profiles on Accommodation” AskJAN.org/topics/SuccessStories.cfm

     
    2022-11-21T14:00:08+0000

    Title I of the ADA limits an employer's ability to make disability-related inquiries or to require medical exams during 3 stages. JAN offers FAQs with direct links to resources and EEOC guidance to help explain these ADA rules. AskJAN.org/topics/MedExInq.cfm

     

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