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MARCH 16, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. ET WEBINAR

Workplace Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilities MARCH 16, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. ET WEBINAR This webinar, hosted by the ADA National Network, will address and provide resources on the employment rights of people with psychiatric disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, with a focus on determining when candidates with a psychiatric disability are qualified […]

3-2-2016:NOD President Answers Call of Businesses Seeking Data on Disability Employment

NOD President Answers Call of Businesses Seeking Data on Disability Employment In a recent Huffington Post op-ed, National Organization on Disability (NOD) President Carol Glazer discussed the importance of meaningful data in helping businesses assess their disability hiring efforts and guide their approach in the years to come, noting that without it, progress toward individual and collective goals […]

2-1-2016: Disability Employment Tracker

Disability Employment Tracker Open enrollment for year three of the Disability Employment Tracker™ is now underway. Sponsored bythe National Organization on Disability (NOD), this tool provides companies a confidential assessment oftheir disability and veteran employment policies and practices, providing tailored reports in four areas. Completion of the Tracker is required to be considered for DiversityInc’s […]

2-1-2016: Dispatches from the Blogosphere

Dispatches from the Blogosphere  Two recent blog posts highlight the diverse facets of increasing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community. The first post, published by the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology, addresses the challenges that people with disabilities experience when job searching online. In it, guest author Denis Boudreau shares solutions to […]

2-1-2016: Research from the UK Highlights Benefits of Accommodations and Inclusive Culture

Research from the UK Highlights Benefits of Accommodations and Inclusive Culture  New research from across the pond cites workplace accommodations – also called adjustments – and organizational values as the biggest facilitators to retention of people with disabilities in the workplace. The research, carried out by the Business Disability Forum, compared employer and employee perspectives to gain […]

Webinar: Stay at Work and Return to Work on Tuesday, 10-27-2015: A Smart Strategy for Corporate Continuity!

Don’t miss the chance to participate in the upcoming webinar, Stay at Work and Return to Work: A Smart Strategy for Corporate Continuity! October 27, 2015 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST When an unexpected injury or disability prevents an experienced, valued employee from working temporarily, employers may face difficult choices. Most want to do their […]

Bios HIV AIDS Aug webinar 2015

Justin Goforth Director of Community Relations, Whitman-Walker Health Justin Goforth serves as the Director of Community Relations, after having been with Whitman-Walker in several roles since 2006. In his current role, he serves as a point of contact and resource for community groups, partner organizations, as well as schools and government agencies. Previously, as Director […]

National Webinar Disability @ Work Series August 5, 2015

www.dcmetrobln.org  “Understanding HIV/AIDS in the Workplace” Register  Fact: Improved HIV care and treatment is resulting in increasing numbers of people living with HIV in the workplace and as candidates for employment. While many people living with HIV in 2015 will need no or minimal accommodation on the job, it’s important for employers to become informed […]