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2022-11-30T14:00:02+0000

Employers can benefit from providing job accommodations that go beyond compliance. JAN offers practical guidance, resources, and one-on-one assistance to help! Start with our For Employers page at AskJAN.org/info-by-role.cfm#For-Employers

 
2022-11-29T14:00:05+0000

Are you looking for information on job accommodations, the ADA or Rehabilitation Act, or topics related to disability employment? Check-out JAN's A to Z of Disabilities and Accommodations! AskJAN.org/a-to-z.cfm

 
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

 

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