Tag: disabilities

Workplace wellness

EEOC Addresses Telework as Reasonable Accommodation

December 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

By now, many employees have been working from home since March 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With no signs of slowing and the rollout of a vaccine to the general public not likely to occur until well […]


SHRM Partnership Promotes Inclusion of People with Disabilities in the Workplace

November 19, 2020


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the SHRM Foundation are bringing attention to the workplace contributions of people with autism and intellectual and developmental differences. To do this, they have partnered with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Can Employers Require Employees to Have Driver’s Licenses?

September 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employers obviously want employees to be able to get to work reliably and on time. So, can an employer require employees to have their own driver’s license or car? The short answer: maybe. The longer answer: If you opt to […]

Research, Software

How COVID-19 improved accessibility for job seekers with disabilities

July 17, 2020

Via: HR Dive

As businesses scrambled to create remote work infrastructure following pandemic-driven shutdowns, they may have also unintentionally advanced accessibility for workers with disabilities. Before the pandemic, many individuals with disabilities faced difficulties attending interviews and finding consistent travel options for work. […]

Research, Software

Remote work may level playing field for workers with disabilities, chronic illness

March 11, 2020

Via: HR Dive

Remote work has emerged as a key point in boardrooms recently due to the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, a type of coronavirus cuasing the illness known as COVID-19. Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) specifically recommends that U.S. employers […]

Research, Software

The Cost of Ignoring the Americans With Disabilities Act: $2 Million

February 26, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Anthony Morelli had permanent nerve damage that caused spasms. His doctor put him on some restrictions: no heavy lifting and every four to six months, he needs to spend two days in bed after receiving treatment. The company he worked […]

Research, Software

Best Practices for ADA Compliance

October 29, 2019

Via: Workforce

This summer marked the 29th anniversary of the original Americans with Disabilities Act. I have Type 1 Diabetes, which makes me a beneficiary of the ADA (as amended). The ADA protects my right to wear my insulin pump on a […]

Workplace wellness

5 ways to improve inclusivity for people with disabilities

October 30, 2018

Via: HR Dive

WASHINGTON — Most employers are forgetting a talent pool that holds millions of people. This pool has gone largely untapped, however. “We all know how tight the labor market is in this country. So why aren’t employers hiring people with […]

Workplace wellness

3 Ways to Create a Disability-Friendly Workplace

July 10, 2018

Via: Ere Media

Employees with disabilities bring new, diverse perspectives and unique skills and talents to the workplace. Hiring people with disabilities is a win for everyone involved and brings value to teams in all industries. The first step to hiring more qualified […]