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JAN ENews: Volume 17, Issue 1, First Quarter, 2019

First Quarter 2019 - Volume 17, Issue 1

My Disability Made Me Do It! When It Does and Doesn’t Matter

Read what it means for a conduct rule to be job-related and consistent with business necessity

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Library of Situations and Solutions. JAN offers a variety of situations and solutions on Check out the A to Z By Topic pages and learn more about how and where to find out more information on a topic that interests you. Some of the more popular scenarios are found under Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments ActAssociation with a Person with a Disability, Medical Exams and inquiriesThird-Party Vendors, Online Applications, and Disability Management


SF-256 Revisions. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a joint memorandum with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) highlighting revisions to OPM's SF-256 Self-Identification of Disability Form. The revised SF-256 assists federal agencies in increasing the employment of people with disabilities and particularly employees with targeted or severe disabilities. The revisions make it easier for employees with disabilities to self-identify during on-boarding or when their disability status changes during their career. Learn more about the revisions and additional resources from the EEOC/OPM memorandum.

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