02 Dec

New JAN Training Module and Videos Regarding Disability Disclosure!

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...

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03 Aug

Accommodation Strategies for Returning to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In order to keep businesses operating in a COVID-19 pandemic world, employers and employees are finding innovative, creative, and productive ways to continue to do work. Many employers are abandoning...

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16 Jul

Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

For our July blog, JAN team members were asked to reflect on what the ADA means to them, either professionally or personally (or both).

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30 Mar

Coronavirus (COVID-19), Stress, and Mental Health Conditions

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,...

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23 Mar

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...

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19 Feb

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 30 – A Piece of JAN History

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...

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06 Feb

Syncope: Understanding What It Is and How to Accommodate It

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...

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