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2024-03-01T13:32:39+0000

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a new proposed rule to ensure airline passengers who use wheelchairs can travel safely and with dignity. Members of the public are invited to submit comments within 60 days of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) being published in the Federal Register. https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/flying-with-dignity-NPRM-MSWord

 

Biden-Harris Administration announces nearly $200M available in grants to expand Registered Apprenticeships

2024-02-29T15:00:13+0000

The U.S. Department of Labor is making $195 million in grants available to support efforts to create high-quality training pathways in key industries, ensuring access for workers from underrepresented and underserved communities.

 
2024-02-28T19:30:04+0000

The latest JAN Newsletter focuses on low vision in recognition of Low Vision Awareness Month. Millions of people in the U.S. have a vision impairment. For some, accommodations may be the key to successful employment. https://AskJAN.org/newsletters/2024/JAN-Newsletter-February-2024.cfm

 
2024-02-28T15:00:16+0000

JAN offers individualized consultation regarding #accommodation and #ADA topics, but our A to Z Lists are a great place to find information designed to help employers and individuals determine effective accommodations and comply with the ADA. https://AskJAN.org/A-to-Z.cfm

 
2024-02-27T19:00:03+0000

Check out EARN - Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion new Small Business Toolkit! Explore strategies to recruit, hire, retain, and advance disabled employees. Information and topics cover understanding disability, small business benefits, reasonable accommodations, and more. AskEARN | Small Business Toolkit

 
2024-02-27T15:00:26+0000

JAN's new resource "Why Communication Is Key to the Accommodation Process" offers practical tips to help ensure good communication among all parties involved in the #accommodation process. https://AskJAN.org/publications/consultants-corner/Why-Communication-Is-Key-to-the-Accommodation-Process.cfm #ADA

 

Community

2024-02-26T15:00:17+0000

Now through March 11, you can take part in a national online dialogue, hosted by the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT), about making artificial intelligence (AI)–enabled hiring tools more inclusive for people with disabilities.

 

Mental Health

2024-02-24T16:00:31+0000

The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy offers resources to help employers foster a mental health-friendly work culture & ensure that disability-related policies & practices consider the needs of people with mental health conditions.

 
2024-02-23T15:00:08+0000

The most recent JAN Newsletter focuses on #accommodating employees with substance use disorders & adopting related policies & practices to help support employees. It features the @USDOL Recovery-Ready Workplace Toolkit. https://AskJAN.org/Newsletters/2024/JAN-Newsletter-January-2024.cfm

 
2024-02-22T19:00:10+0000

It was during a #BlackHistoryMonth in her childhood that @departmentoflabor Office of Disability Employment Policy’s own Tonya Brown found out she was related to this civil rights hero, who still inspires her work advancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities from all backgrounds. This famous family member blew our minds! Read Tonya’s #BHM blog post here: https://blog.dol.gov/2024/02/21/black-history-month-lifelong-perspectives

 

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