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Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

By: Louis Orslene, JAN Associate Director

As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it is more important than ever for us to be aware that globally there are more than 1 billion people with disabilities.

Chronic health conditions and disabilities are increasingly more commonplace in the workplace. Thus, optimizing employee productivity and innovation requires businesses to recognize and support all talent, including candidates and employees with disabilities. This optimization occurs when businesses have an […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Featured, Health|

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Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).

The good news is workers with disabilities are seeing the advantages of a strong economy – more are being hired, trained, and integrated into the workforce. However, employers still have a long way to go when it comes to fully recognizing the value […]

Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see a 1.6% increase in their monthly benefit in 2020, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI, return to work, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services.

The increase is a result of the […]

Follow The Yellow Brick Road: Improve Your Chances for Employment with a Mental Illness

The National Alliance of Mental Illness states 1 in 5 people in the U.S. experience mental illness (NAMI, 2019). If you are one of these individuals, at some point you probably asked yourself, “I have a mental illness, now what?” So many questions come to mind and you want […]

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , , |

During Disability Employment Awareness Month, Don’t Miss Out on Ticket to Work

October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), a time for organizations across the nation to re-emphasize and encourage the building of a workforce that is inclusive for people with disabilities.

This group has the right talent, right now, and they want to return to work, too. After a complicated, often […]

By |October 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , |

Cancer and Careers Offers Free Events

By Nicole Franklin, Senior Manager of Programs, Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers’ mission is to empower and educate people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. Our programs—offered nationwide and free-of-charge—include a comprehensive website and library of publications […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , |
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