In the many years I’ve worked at the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), one of the issues that has consistently come up when talking to individuals with disabilities is whether to...Read More about New JAN Training Module and Videos Regarding Disability Disclosure!
As the nation continues to recover from the pandemic, many employers have abandoned a conventional perspective on where, when, and how work is performed and have adopted flexible policies and...Read More about Accommodation Strategies for Returning to the Workplace
For our July blog, JAN team members were asked to reflect on what the ADA means to them, either professionally or personally (or both).Read More about Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
During these unprecedented times there is a lot of confusion and uncertainty about the coronavirus. The unknown of how we may each be impacted, added to the stressors of work,...Read More about Coronavirus (COVID-19), Stress, and Mental Health Conditions
The ADA and Managing Reasonable Accommodation Requests from Employees with Disabilities in Response to COVID-19
Employers all over the country are responding to the COVID-19, or coronavirus, situation in unprecedented ways in an effort to be part of the solution to reduce the spread of...Read More about The ADA and Managing Reasonable Accommodation Requests from Employees with Disabilities in Response to COVID-19
As many of you know, the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is located at West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, WV. While well known for our sports teams and sometimes-overzealous student...Read More about The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 30 – A Piece of JAN History
I recently got back from presenting on workplace accommodations at a national safety conference. One common issue that came up repeatedly were instances when employees, both those with and without...Read More about Syncope: Understanding What It Is and How to Accommodate It