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2021-06-24T18:00:06+0000

Following up our last post about best practices related to ergonomic chairs, check-out JAN’s Solution Showcase Video: Ergonomic Chairs for practical information about using an ergonomic chair as a job accommodation. Go to JAN’s YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muap_TNy3WA.

 
2021-06-24T13:00:21+0000

Part of an ergonomic workstation set-up can include an ergonomic chair. But many chairs are advertised as being “ergonomic,” even though they have different designs and specifications. Learn about Best Practices for Addressing Requests for Ergonomic Chairs at https://askjan.org/publications/consultants-corner/vol12iss05.cfm

 
2021-06-23T18:00:21+0000

Are you using JAN’s free MyJAN Portal? The MyJAN Portal offers an easy way to organize your favorite AskJAN.org pages by color coded category based on accommodation, legal, and other resources. Create your own free MyJAN account at https://askjan.org/myjan/index.cfm

 
2021-06-23T13:00:41+0000

June is Alzheimer's awareness month. JAN offers helpful tips about Alzheimer's disease and the accommodation process https://askjan.org/articles/June-is-Alzheimer-s-Awareness-Month.cfm

 
2021-06-22T18:00:39+0000

Don’t miss the upcoming annual JAN Training Series “ADA Update” webcast on Tuesday, 7/13/21 at 2:00 p.m., Eastern. This annual event features Jeanne Goldberg, Senior Attorney Advisor, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Register for this free training today! https://askjan.org/events/index.cfm?calview=eventdetails&dtid=214B6997-EDAD-8BC6-CA7C39DBEA51E4A8

 
2021-06-22T13:12:43+0000

New JAN Training released! JAN’s Motor Team shares accommodation solutions specifically tailored to individuals with disabilities employed in public safety occupations. View Accommodating Public Safety Workers with Disabilities on JAN’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giFsjudXIpo

 
 

ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Mental Health-Friendly Workplaces | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

2021-06-11T18:00:12+0000

The Office of Disability Employment Policy posted "ODEP at 20: Driving Change Through Mental Health-Friendly Workplaces" as the latest blog in the series celebrating its 20th anniversary. In the blog, ODEP supervisory policy advisor Louis Orslene examines ODEP's programs and resources promoting mental health in workplaces and workforce services over the years. https://blog.dol.gov/2021/05/27/odep-at-20-driving-change-through-mental-health-friendly-workplaces

 

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2021-06-11T13:00:51+0000

The White House recently issued a fact sheet on "Biden-Harris Administration Efforts to Support Full Participation and Equality for People with Disabilities." This resource highlights policies and funding to provide access and equity for people with disabilities in federal programs and includes resources from the Job Accommodation Network on COVID-19 and workplace accommodations.https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/White-House-Disability-Policy-Fact-Sheet.pdf

 

Blog > Creating a Path to Employment for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities | LEAD Center

2021-06-10T18:00:33+0000

The LEAD Center posted a blog on "Creating a Path to Employment for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities." The blog discusses LEAD Center initiatives focused on helping veterans find jobs and highlights Guided Group Discovery employment resources. http://leadcenter.org/blog/creating-path-employment-veterans-service-connected-disabilities

 

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