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Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights


Are workers who have depression, PTSD, and other mental health conditions protected against discrimination and harassment at work? Read "Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights."


For accommodation solutions to address limitations related to executive functioning, such as memory, organization, and concentration, see JAN's “Accommodation Solutions: Executive Functioning Deficits.”


Some workers with disabilities can benefit from additional structure & communication while teleworking. What might help? Read "Supporting Employees with Mental Health and Cognitive Conditions While Teleworking."


A new data spotlight from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy explores the employment of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders with disabilities in the skilled trades, with data break downs for four specific categories. Among the findings is that approximately 56,000 (18%) work in the skilled trades, with the largest representation (44%) in production.


According to a survey of employers, accommodations for workers with disabilities are low cost but high impact. Learn more in this recently released report from the Job Accommodation Network, a service of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.


Just in from the U.S. Department of Labor! The theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2023 will be “Advancing Access and Equity” – and a variation of this theme, “Advancing Access and Equity: Then, Now and Next” will be used to mark this year’s 50th anniversary of the landmark Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Learn more about plans for both important events.


What job accommodations might benefit workers with mental health conditions? JAN offers many resources that can facilitate the accommodation process and successful employment outcomes. Start with JAN's A to Z for Mental Health Conditions.


Mental Health at Work: What Can I Do? – 30-second version


Find out how you can promote workplace wellbeing and a mental health-friendly work environment in @CDETweets’ PSA, “#MentalHealthAtWork: What Can I Do?”


"Mental Health at Work: What Can I Do" PSA - What Can YOU Do?


The Campaign for Disability Employment offers a range of materials to help employers foster a mental health friendly workplace, including the PSA “Mental Health at Work: What Can I Do?”


JAN's Spring Newsletter links to resources about best practices for developing policies and procedures and practical strategies for processing accommodation requests for applicants and employees with disabilities.



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