Employment and Disability

Do Workers with Disabilities Cost More?

Do Workers with Disabilities Cost More? Employers in the U.S. hospitality industry are often reluctant to hire people with disabilities because of preconceived notions that they cannot do the jobs and are more costly to employ than people without disabilities, according to University of New Hampshire researchers.

ODEP and National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) Alliance

ODEP and National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) AllianceODEP and NOND recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to promote the employment of people with disabilities in the healthcare industry. ODEP and NOND hereby form an Alliance to conduct outreach, education and technical assistance activities that promote the recruitment, hiring, retention and advancement …

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U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy Signs Alliance Agreement with National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities

News ReleaseODEP News Release: [05/07/2012]Contact Name: Bennett GamblePhone Number: (202) 693-4661Release Number: 12-0889-NAT Agreement supports increased hiring of individuals with disabilities in health care industryWASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathleen Martinez and National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities President Beth Marks have signed an alliance agreement during National Nurses Week …

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Accommodating the Communication Needs of Deaf-Blind Employees

Accommodating the Communication Needs of Deaf-Blind Employees by Teresa Goddard and Elisabeth Simpson, Job Accommodation Network, Volume 10, Issue 2, Second Quarter, 2012 When you think of an individual who is deaf-blind (also known as deaf-blindness, blind-deaf, dual sensory impaired, or combined vision and hearing loss), do you think of someone who is fully deaf …

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JAN Accommodation and Compliance Series: Nurses with Disabilities

Occupation and Industry Series: Accommodating Nurses with Disabilities JAN’s Occupation and Industry Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations for their employees with disabilities and comply with title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each publication in the series addresses a specific occupation or industry and provides information about that occupation …

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